Definition of sales talk in English:

sales talk


  • [mass noun] Persuasive talk to promote the sale of goods or the acceptance of an idea:

    ‘confounded by the producer 's sales talk, how can one tell the difference between ‘cheap and cheerful’ and ‘cheap and nasty’?’
    • ‘Terms like ‘return on investment’ and ‘bottom line’ are now commonplace in sales talk.’
    • ‘The sales talk, however, should be separate from the information section.’
    • ‘You've been to the trade shows, you heard the sales talk, but you always found a reason not to take the leap.’
    • ‘Throughout the coming weeks, when the general election campaign is full flow, the margins between sales talk and real politics are expected to become blurred.’
    • ‘So too often what looks like genuine information turns out to be sales talk.’


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