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talk·ie

 (tô′kē)
n. Informal
A movie with a soundtrack.

talkie

(ˈtɔːkɪ)
n
(Film) informal an early film with a soundtrack. Full name: talking picture

talk′ing pic′ture


n.
a motion picture with a soundtrack.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talkie - a movie with synchronized speech and singing
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Translations

talkie

[ˈtɔːkɪ] Npelícula f sonora
the talkiesel cine sonoro

talkie

n (dated inf)Tonfilm m

talkie

[ˈtɔːkɪ] n (Cine) (old) (fam) with the advent of the talkiecon l'avvenuto del sonoro
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