talk up

verb
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of talk up

: to discuss favorably : advocate, promote
  • talk up the new product
: to speak up plainly or directly

Examples of talk up in a Sentence

  1. the director and actors are making the obligatory rounds of the late-night shows to talk up their new movie

  2. feel free to talk up if you have any objections

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First Known Use of talk up

1722

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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talk up Synonyms

Near Antonyms

clam up, dummy up, hush, shut up, suppress;

quiet;

Phrases

speak one's mind;



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