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Definition of sweet-talk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



sweet-talk somebody (into something/into doing something) (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sweet-talk
he / she / it sweet-talks
past simple sweet-talked
-ing form sweet-talking
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to try to persuade someone to do something by praising them and telling them things they like to hear I can't believe you let him sweet-talk you into working for him!
noun [uncountable]