talking head

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kishor Panthi, the host of Operation Big News, a programme on ABC Television Nepal

Probably from the fact that when a pundit is speaking on television, the camera often zooms in on his or her head.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

talking head (plural talking heads)

  1. (idiomatic) A pundit, especially one on television, who discusses issues of the day.