nouninformal, chiefly North American
A session of lengthy discussion, conversation, or debate.
- It seems unlikely that any new visions about how to fight racism globally will emerge, but a talkfest is certainly welcome.
- John Howard says the special heads of government meeting won't be a talkfest.
- This bill is about talkfests, about planning, and about bureaucracy, when we need leadership and decisive action.
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