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fast-talk

[ fast-tawk, fahst- ]
/ ˈfæstˈtɔk, ˈfɑst- /
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verb (used with object)

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.

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Origin of fast-talk

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for fast-talk

fast talk
/ slang /

noun

fervent, deceptive patter

verb fast-talk

to influence (a person) by means of such patter
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