fast-talk

[fast-tawk, fahst-]

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.

Nearby words

  1. fast-cut,
  2. fast-food,
  3. fast-fooder,
  4. fast-forward,
  5. fast-moving,
  6. fast-track,
  7. fast-twitch,
  8. fastback,
  9. fastball,
  10. fasten

Origin of fast-talk

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for fast talk

fast talk

noun

fervent, deceptive patter

verb fast-talk

to influence (a person) by means of such patter
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