Definition of talkie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtɔːki//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɔːki//
[usually plural] (old-fashioned, especially North American English) Types of film
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a film/movie that has sounds and not just pictures see also walkie-talkie See related entries: Types of film Word Originearly 20th cent. (originally US in the phrase the talkies): from talk, on the pattern of movie.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: talkie

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