talking head

noun
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of talking head

: the televised head and shoulders shot of a person talking; also : a television personality who appears in such shots

Examples of talking head in a Sentence

  1. The debate was followed by hours of talking heads analyzing the candidates' performances.

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First Known Use of talking head

1964


TALKING HEAD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of talking head for English Language Learners

  • : a person who gives information or opinions on a television show and whose head and shoulders are shown on the television screen


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