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fast talk

fast talk
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast, fahst tawk]
    • /fæst, fɑst tɔk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast, fahst tawk]
    • /fæst, fɑst tɔk/

Definitions of fast talk words

  • verb with object fast talk to persuade with facile argument, usually with the intention to deceive or to overwhelm rational objections: The salesperson tried to fast-talk me into buying a suit I didn't want. 1
  • noun fast talk fervent, deceptive patter 0
  • verb fast talk to influence (a person) by means of such patter 0
  • verb fast talk to influence (a person) by using fast talk 0
  • verb transitive fast talk to persuade with fast, smooth, but often deceitful talk 0

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Origin of fast talk

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fast talk

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fast talk popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fast talk usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fast talk

verb fast talk

  • mislead — to lead or guide wrongly; lead astray.
  • fleece — the coat of wool that covers a sheep or a similar animal.
  • hoodwink — to deceive or trick.
  • delude — If you delude yourself, you let yourself believe that something is true, even though it is not true.
  • bilk — To bilk someone out of something, especially money, means to cheat them out of it.

adj fast talk

  • glib — readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so: a glib talker; glib answers.
  • hasty — moving or acting with haste; speedy; quick; hurried.
  • effortless — requiring or involving no effort; displaying no signs of effort; easy: an effortless writing style.
  • accomplished — If someone is accomplished at something, they are very good at it.
  • adept — Someone who is adept at something can do it skilfully.

Antonyms for fast talk

verb fast talk

  • protect — to defend or guard from attack, invasion, loss, annoyance, insult, etc.; cover or shield from injury or danger.
  • aid — Aid is money, equipment, or services that are provided for people, countries, or organizations who need them but cannot provide them for themselves.
  • assist — If you assist someone, you help them to do a job or task by doing part of the work for them.
  • give — to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone.
  • help — to give or provide what is necessary to accomplish a task or satisfy a need; contribute strength or means to; render assistance to; cooperate effectively with; aid; assist: He planned to help me with my work. Let me help you with those packages.

adj fast talk

  • arduous — Something that is arduous is difficult and tiring, and involves a lot of effort.
  • complicated — If you say that something is complicated, you mean it has so many parts or aspects that it is difficult to understand or deal with.
  • confusing — Something that is confusing makes it difficult for people to know exactly what is happening or what to do.
  • difficult — not easily or readily done; requiring much labor, skill, or planning to be performed successfully; hard: a difficult job.
  • hard — not soft; solid and firm to the touch; unyielding to pressure and impenetrable or almost impenetrable.

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