North American informal Discuss something frankly and straightforwardly: she promised to go talk turkey with the representatives
More example sentences
- What a cherished American tradition - to eat turkey and talk turkey at the same time.
- Both men checked their egos and preconceived notions and talked turkey.
- At the hearing, it was the academics who talked turkey, and took on the real world.
Definition of talk turkey in:
- The US English dictionary