Definition of talking head in English:

talking head

Syllabification: talk·ing head


  • A commentator or reporter on television who addresses the camera and is viewed in close-up.
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    • Initially Jackanory used the simplest form of television presentation - a talking head reading to camera with cross fades to static illustrations.
    • Did we need the anchors and the commentators and the talking heads and prognosticators to tell us how awful it was?
    • The talking heads are tempering the broadcast by focussing on the lack of ‘law and order’.

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