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sweet-talk

[sweet-tawk] /ˈswitˌtɔk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to use cajoling words.
verb (used with object)
2.
to use cajoling words on in order to persuade; soft-soap:
They tried to sweet-talk the boss into giving them raises.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for sweettalk

sweet-talk

verb
1.
to coax, flatter, or cajole (someone)
noun
2.
cajolery; coaxing
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Slang definitions & phrases for sweettalk

Sweet 16

noun phrase

The last sixteen teams left in the annual college basketball playoffs: Maryland to the Sweet 16

[1990s+ Sports; fr the traditional phrase for a young girl, found by 1826, and still much in use]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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