Definition of out-talk in US English:


(also outtalk)


[with object]
  • Outdo or overcome in talking or argumentation.

    ‘whether you get ten years or go free can depend on whether your counsel can out-talk the other man's’
    • ‘They believe that if he is another suitor to Bianca, he will out-talk the rest of them.’
    • ‘We are perfectly capable of out-talking anybody in Scotland when it comes to having a chat.’
    • ‘On a less serious note Janet says: ‘He's one of the few people I've met who can out-talk me.’’
    • ‘‘Well, you'll always be able to out-talk me,’ Ms Grant said.’
    • ‘It looked like they were all trying to out-talk the others.’