talk round - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theytalk round
he/she/ittalks round
present participletalking round
past tensetalked round
past participletalked round
  1. 1
    talk someone round to succeed in persuading someone to agree to something

    I’m sure I can talk her round.

  2. 2
    talk round something to discuss something in a general way and without dealing with the most important issues
See also main entry: talk