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slang A person who is filmed in closeup while talking about some topic, especially for an interview, documentary, news report, etc. He always has the same talking heads on his show to talk about recent political events. The documentary relies way too much on talking heads instead of showing actual footage from the incident.
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n. a television news reader or announcer whose head and neck appear on the screen. (see also meat puppet.) I’ve had it with talking heads. I can read the paper and learn as much in twenty minutes.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- be all about (someone, something, or oneself)
- be all about somebody/something
- (Someone or something) called, they want their (something) back!
- a bad apple spoils the (whole) barrel
- a rotten apple spoils the (whole) barrel
- a rotten apple spoils the (whole) bunch
- a rotten apple spoils the (whole) bushel
- rotten apple spoils the barrel
- one rotten apple spoils the (whole) bunch