Definitions for talk down

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word talk down

Princeton's WordNet

  1. talk down(verb)

    belittle through talk

  2. talk down(verb)

    speak in a condescending manner, as if to a child

    "He talks down to her"

  3. talk down(verb)

    direct and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio

    "the control tower talked down the plane whose pilot fell ill"

Wiktionary

  1. talk down(Verb)

    To negotiate a lower price.

  2. talk down(Verb)

    To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of talk down in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of talk down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norman Thomas:

    You may use different sorts of sentences and illustrations before different sorts of audiences, but you don't -- if you are wise -- talk down to any audience.

  2. Douglas Borthwick:

    People thought that the ECB would take a step back and try to talk down the rhetoric, but instead you had Nowotny come out today and say, 'You know what? The ECB is right'.

  3. Hannibal Buress:

    He gets on TV, 'Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s! I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom!' yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches.

  4. Hannibal Buress:

    It's even worse because Bill Cosby has the f--king smuggest old black man public persona that I hate. He gets on TV, 'Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s. I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom.' Yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches, 'I don't curse onstage.' Well, yeah, you’re a rapist.

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Translations for talk down

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • marchander, prendre de hautFrench
  • trattare dall'alto in basso, trattare con arroganza, degnarsiItalian
  • patrzeć z góry, targować sięPolish

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