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v. [Car.; US dial. South idem ADD; cf. SWEET-MOUTH v.] to coax or persuade; to flatter: Child, don't try sweet-talk me — you ain't going no place (Nassau). (Gen.)

n. [cf. Yoruba ọ̀rọ̀ na dun (lit. speech the sweet) idem (Oyedeji p.c.)] coaxing; flattery: He give her all dat sweet-talk (Nassau). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-10-31 20:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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