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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson) v. - Speak at great length (about something); Replay (as a melody).

Usage examples (36)
  • Our standard spiel is to describe our work in the region.
  • Teenagers saving the world spiel is seen all too often, but O.K.,
  • "Her spiel is about relationships and making the best of your relationships."
  • Left Behind, that whole spiel is why I can't spend much time reading HA anymore. for more
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