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He was never unduly silent, but he was a better listener than talker.

Since Diderot, it is said that France has produced no talker to be compared with him.

But he was no talker; he at once returned to his little saw.

She' always up to somethin' to make a dollar, and she's as slick a talker as ever was, I guess.

As a talker of the highest order of talk, I yield to no man in Europe.

Alas, Frederick Augustus wasn't as good a talker as the Baron.

She was the demurest, dreamiest of the three girls; the most of a woman, and the least of a talker.

The Ravenhurst girl wasn't much of a talker while we were en route.

Had he stopped there—but what talker to young people would or could have stopped there?

The talker who can follow in conversation knows how to lead, and vice versa.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "speech, discourse, conversation," from talk (v.). Meaning "informal lecture or address" is from 1859. Talk of the town first recorded 1620s. Talk show first recorded 1965; talk radio is from 1985.

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