sales talk

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  1. a line of reasoning or argument intended to persuade someone to buy, accept, or do something.

  2. any persuasive argument.

Origin of sales talk

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby sales talk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sales talk in a sentence

  • To be sure, the little salesman could not see up to the level of the cage floor, but his sales talk never ceased.

    David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
  • The Chief had smiled wanly as the young salesman shook hands and plunged into his sales talk.

    The Amazing Mrs. Mimms | David C. Knight
  • "Well, you convinced even me with that swell sales talk of yours, Freddy," Dawson eventually broke the silence between them.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca | Robert Sydney Bowen
  • It would mean a favorable first impression and open the way to show samples and make a sales talk.

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  • I've spoken to one of your salesmen, a Warren Dickens, and I suppose he gave me the standard sales talk.

    Subversive | Dallas McCord Reynolds