Definitions for talk down
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word talk down
belittle through talk
speak in a condescending manner, as if to a child
"He talks down to her"
direct and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio
"the control tower talked down the plane whose pilot fell ill"
To negotiate a lower price.
To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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'.
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.
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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