- 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.
Origin of fast-talk
An Americanism dating back to 1945–50
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- fervent, deceptive patter
- to influence (a person) by means of such patter
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