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fast-talk

fast-talk
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fast, fahst tawk]
    • /fæst, fɑst tɔk/
    • /fɑːst tɔːk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast, fahst tawk]
    • /fæst, fɑst tɔk/

Definitions of fast-talk word

  • 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
  • verb fast-talk (Transitive Verb) To use clever talk in order to persuade someone to do something rash. 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

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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 67% 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.

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