[ smooth-tawk ]

verb (used with object)
  1. to persuade by flattery, cajolery, coaxing, or the like: We smooth-talked the company into a huge donation.

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

How to use smooth-talk in a sentence

  • This mission requires diplomacy and tact—you know, smooth talk and control.

    Dan Carter Cub Scout | Mildred A. Wirt
  • "Yes, there's no use trying to deceive us any more with your smooth talk, Mr. Holmes," said Bessie.

  • Beware of strangers that come to you full of smooth talk and clad in fine clothing.

    The Choctaw Freedmen | Robert Elliott Flickinger
  • For all that old man's smooth talk, we're just prisoners here.

    The World Beyond | Raymond King Cummings