talkie

noun

talk·​ie ˈtȯ-kē How to pronounce talkie (audio)
: a motion picture with a synchronized soundtrack

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of talkie was in 1913

Dictionary Entries Near talkie

Cite this Entry

“Talkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talkie. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on talkie

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!