Definition of talkie
: a motion picture with a synchronized soundtrack
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The technician had accidentally mixed up the channels and put the walkie-talkie through the priest’s microphone.
A month earlier, a pair of men who appeared to be in their 20s — one carrying a walkie-talkie, the other a drill — fled from the entrance doors when a guard approached.
And it is also described by what isn't there — no personal computers, no cellphones (there are walkie-talkies.)
The silent era eventually gave way to talkies; black-and-white eventually gave way to color; actual film has largely given way to digital.
Yanez then screams into his walkie-talkie, asking for a medic and saying that shots were fired.
In late May, a handful of clinicians and staff members wait in the front office, their hands resting on walkie-talkies.
Wearing scrubs, backpacks, walkie-talkies and their white helmets with green crosses, these volunteers go out every day there is a protest in Caracas.
As the women and volunteers dotted the Little River, word came over a walkie-talkie: One of the women had caught a small-mouthed bass up near the falls.
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Definition of talkie for English Language Learners
: a movie with sound
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