Definition of talky in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːki/

adjective (talkier, talkiest)

1(Of a film, play, novel, etc.) containing a great deal of talk or dialogue: viewers expecting a thriller may find the film talky and slow
More example sentences
  • By Hollywood standards, his films may seem slow, theatrical, or excessively talky.
  • The modern sections with Streep are loose and talky and expository.
  • The graceful 1st action scene comes after a talky (but interesting) first 15 minutes.
1.1(Of a person) inclined to talk at length; talkative: he’s neurotic, talky, and has a self-deprecating sense of humour
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  • And we may get talky at times too, but it won't be for its own sake, or to pull the wool over people's eyes.
  • She's attractive, smart, as talky as this guy, about the same age and she has a sense of humor about blind dates.
  • It's a fair assumption that he's aware of my existence simply because the community at my college is close-knit and talky.



Example sentences
  • The World Wide Web, I'm likely to say in moments of unbridled talkiness, is an encyclopedia at my fingertips.
  • A Man For All Seasons has a delicate slowness about it, with the talkiness inherent in an adapted stage play.
  • The problems with the film are in the length and its talkiness.

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