talkathon

[ taw-kuh-thon ]
/ ˈtɔ kəˌθɒn /

noun

an unusually long speech or discussion, especially on a matter of public interest, as a Congressional filibuster or a televised question-and-answer session with a political candidate.

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Origin of talkathon

First recorded in 1930–35; talk + -athon
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