[ taw-kuh-thon ]
/ ˈtɔ kəˌθɒn /


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.

Origin of talkathon

First recorded in 1930–35; talk + -athon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019