(n.) To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.
(n.) To confer; to reason; to consult.
(n.) To prate; to speak impertinently.
(v. t.) To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French.
(v. t.) To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk politics.
(v. t.) To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away; as, to talk away an evening.
(v. t.) To cause to be or become by talking.
(n.) The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.
(n.) Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.
(n.) Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of the town.
(1) You lot have got real issues to talk about and deal with.
(2) In the bars of Antwerp and the cafes of Bruges, the talk is less of Christmas markets and hot chocolate than of the rising cost of financing a national debt which stands at 100% of annual national income.
(3) Another interested party, the University of Miami, had been in talks with the Beckham group over the potential for a shared stadium project.
(4) Mike Ashley told Lee Charnley that maybe he could talk with me last week but I said: ‘Listen, we cannot say too much so I think it’s better if we wait.’ The message Mike Ashley is sending is quite positive, but it was better to talk after we play Tottenham.” Benítez will ask Ashley for written assurances over his transfer budget, control of transfers and other spheres of club autonomy, but can also reassure the owner that the prospect of managing in the second tier holds few fears for him.
(5) I remember talking to an investment banker about what it felt like in the City before the closure of Lehman Brothers.
(6) Do [MPs] remember the madness of those advertisements that talked of the cool fresh mountain air of menthol cigarettes?
(7) Peter Stott of the Met Office, who led the study, said: "With global warming we're talking about very big changes in the overall water cycle.
(8) A Palestinian delegation was to hold truce talks on Sunday in Cairo with senior US and Egyptian officials, but Israel has said it sees no point in sending its negotiators to the meeting, citing what it says are Hamas breaches of previous agreed truces.
(9) The surge the prime minister talks about can only be achieved by coordinating assets across 43 forces.
(10) Others said it might appeal to Russia, Assad's chief ally, which backs talks between the regime and the opposition.
(11) Nick Mabey, head of the E3G climate thinktank in London, said without US action there were risks talks would stall.
(12) The local guide led us down a rough, uneven pathway, talking as he went.
(13) Pekka Isosomppi Press counsellor, Finnish embassy, London • It may have been said tongue in cheek, but I must correct Michael Booth on one thing – his claim that no one talks about cricket in Denmark .
(14) Families believed that physicians would not listen (13% of sample), would not talk openly (32%), attempted to mislead them (48%), or did not warn about long-term neurodevelopmental problems (70%).
(15) It's the roughly $2bn in revenue grossed by his blockbuster movies, some of which he had to be talked into making.
(16) The only thing the media will talk about in the hours and days after the debate will be Trump’s refusal to say he will accept the results of the election, making him appear small, petty and conspiratorial.
(17) Now there is talk of adding a range of ultra-trendy kale chips and kale shakes to the menu as well as encouraging customers to design their own bespoke burger.
(18) He said: "I don't want to talk any more about politics for one reason because I'm not in the House[es] of Parliament, I'm not a political person, I will talk about only football."
(19) China's relations with the NTC were strained last week when it emerged Chinese arms firms had talked to Muammar Gaddafi's representatives about weapons sales .
(20) "I was in the car with Matthew and he held out his phone and said: 'We need to talk about this' with a very serious face, and my immediate thought was somebody had found where I lived and had made a direct threat.
(v. i.) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound. See Whisper, n.
(n.) To make a low, sibilant sound or noise.
(n.) To speak with suspicion, or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting.
(v. t.) To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence, to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.
(v. t.) To address in a whisper, or low voice.
(v. t.) To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.
(n.) A low, soft, sibilant voice or utterance, which can be heard only by those near at hand; voice or utterance that employs only breath sound without tone, friction against the edges of the vocal cords and arytenoid cartilages taking the place of the vibration of the cords that produces tone; sometimes, in a limited sense, the sound produced by such friction as distinguished from breath sound made by friction against parts of the mouth. See Voice, n., 2, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 153, 154.
(n.) A cautious or timorous speech.
(n.) Something communicated in secret or by whispering; a suggestion or insinuation.
(n.) A low, sibilant sound.
(1) No changes for either side, but Zinedine Zidane has been whispering into Cristiano Ronaldo's ear as he retakes the pitch.
(2) This group includes patients with adductor involvement (phonatory dystonia, recurrent laryngeal nerve section failure, respiratory dystonia) and those with abductor involvement (whispering dystonia).
(3) Wide-eyed, tentative and much given to confidences – her voice falls to an eager whisper when she's really dishing – she seems far younger than her years.
(4) Owing to ill health that she'd rather remained a private matter, Yaqoob stepped down as a Birmingham councillor last year, but there are now whispers about her possible arrival in the House of Commons.
(5) Just a whisper between us, its about time some of the old guard got a hoot under their perch.
(6) Read more Like everyone on the Tour, Sharapova will have heard locker-room whispers of skulduggery, real or imagined.
(7) He survived, and The Horse Whisperer became the stuff of literary legend, one of the bestselling books of all time and a Hollywood movie starring Robert Redford.
(8) Yet the whole thing was sly and subversive, for it whispered, see, see what you have been missing.
(9) They whisper encouragement to each other, to gee themselves up.
(10) The only sound was the breeze whispering to the grass: splendour in solitude.
(11) "He must go for the sake of Libya," is a view expressed in whispers.
(12) He shook his head from side to side, whispering or humming the same three-note tune.
(13) And, whisper it, but I don’t even think his ideas are that radical!” Obviously the huge battleground, despite all these gains and every fresh poll, is middle England.
(14) A month or so ago a whispering campaign, which at one point appeared to emanate from senior figures in Downing Street, suggested that Crosby had placed the usually sunny David Cameron into a straitjacket emblazoned with the words “long-term economic plan”, which he found frustrating.
(15) After months of whisperings, the Post confirmed the news in a tweet Tuesday morning .
(16) Or, whisper it, even spent on new artists who could attract an audience back to music, an audience bored by the quick return, integrity-free pop designed to separate pre-teens from their pocket money.
(17) Like Jay and Hill, they have taken conventional wisdom and whispered a quick apology in its left ear before hitting it hard where it hurts.
(18) And it is whispered that Farah’s wife Tania plays a increasingly dominant role in guiding her husband’s career too.
(19) I half expected it to end with the Houser brothers dressed as Papa Lazarou from League of Gentlemen staring into the camera and whispering seductively, "you all live in Los Santos now".
(20) And then he hands over to Marc Bolland ( "well done, well done" someone whispers as Swannell takes his seat ).