Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To talk too much.
  • To overcome or persuade by talking; talk over.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To talk to excess.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To talk too much.
  • verb transitive To overcome or persuade by talking; talk over.
  • verb transitive To overstate; overexaggerate; talk up to seem greater than what is actual.
  • noun Excessive talking.
  • noun Simultaneous speech or talk which drowns out all other speakers.

Etymologies

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From over- +‎ talk.

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