talk show

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talk show

n.
A television or radio show in which noted people, such as authorities in a particular field, participate in discussions or are interviewed and often answer questions from viewers or listeners.

talk show

n
1. (Broadcasting) a television or radio show in which guests discuss controversial topics or personal issues
2. (Broadcasting) US name for chat show

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n.
a radio or television show in which a host interviews or chats with guests, esp. celebrity guests.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talk show - a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audiencetalk show - a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience; "in England they call a talk show a chat show"
broadcast, program, programme - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
phone-in - a program in which the audience participates by telephone
Translations
besedatalk show
talkshow
keskusteluohjelma
chat show
beszélgetõs mûsor
トークショー
토크쇼
rozhovor s hosťom v rozhlase/TV
pratshow
รายการทีวีที่มีการพูดคุยกับแขกรับเชิญ
sohbet programısohbetli gösterim
chương trình phỏng vấn khách mời

talk show

n (Am) (TV, Radio) → talk show m inv

talk

(toːk) verb
1. to speak; to have a conversation or discussion. We talked about it for hours; My parrot can talk (= imitate human speech).
2. to gossip. You can't stay here – people will talk!
3. to talk about. They spent the whole time talking philosophy.
noun
1. (sometimes in plural) a conversation or discussion. We had a long talk about it; The Prime Ministers met for talks on their countries' economic problems.
2. a lecture. The doctor gave us a talk on family health.
3. gossip. Her behaviour causes a lot of talk among the neighbours.
4. useless discussion; statements of things a person says he will do but which will never actually be done. There's too much talk and not enough action.
talkative (ˈtoːkətiv) adjective
talking a lot. a talkative person.
ˈtalking book noun
a book recorded on cassette or disc for blind people, for those with reading problems etc.
ˈtalking head noun
a TV personality.
ˈtalking-point noun
something to talk about; a subject, especially an interesting one. Football is the main talking-point in my family.
ˈtalk show noun
(American) a television or radio programme on which (usually famous) people talk to each other and are interviewed.
ˌtalking-ˈto noun
a talk given to someone in order to scold, criticize or blame them. I'll give that child a good talking-to when he gets home!
talk back (often with to)
to answer rudely. Don't talk back to me!
talk big
to talk as if one is very important; to boast. He's always talking big about his job.
talk down to
to speak to (someone) as if he/she is much less important, clever etc. Children dislike being talked down to.
talk (someone) into / out of (doing)
to persuade (someone) (not) to do (something). He talked me into changing my job.
talk over
to discuss. We talked over the whole idea.
talk round
1. to persuade. I managed to talk her round.
2. to talk about (something) for a long time without reaching the most important point. We talked round the question for hours.
talk sense/nonsense
to say sensible, or ridiculous, things. Don't talk nonsense; I do wish you would talk sense.
talk shop
to talk about one's work. We agreed not to talk shop at the party.

talk show

بَرْنامَج حِوَارِيّ beseda talkshow Talkshow εκμπομπή τοκσόου programa de entrevistas keskusteluohjelma émission de débat chat show talk show トークショー 토크쇼 praatprogramma prateprogram talk show programa de entrevistas разговорное шоу pratshow รายการทีวีที่มีการพูดคุยกับแขกรับเชิญ sohbet programı chương trình phỏng vấn khách mời 访谈节目
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