Definition of talkie
: a motion picture with a synchronized soundtrack
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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.
Dwan, who died in 1981, made more than 400 movies during his Hollywood career, which spanned the silents, talkies and the evolution of the wide screen.
Lubitsch, who died in 1947, began directing in the silent era but transitioned with apparent ease into talkies.
The Lego digicam will be joined by a slew of other junk, including a walkie-talkie, MP3 players, USB drives, miniature boomboxes and clock radios.
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Definition of talkie for English Language Learners
: a movie with sound
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