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Definition 1: plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for spiel in the sense of this definition

(spiel is a kind of ...) (often plural) a means of communication or access

"it must go through official channels" "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"

Definition 2: speak at great length (about something) - [verb of communication]

(spiel is a kind of ...) exchange thoughts; talk with

"We often talk business" "Actions talk louder than words"

Definition 3: replay (as a melody) - [verb of creation]

Samples where spiel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Play it again, Sam
  • She played the third movement very beautifully

Synonyms for spiel in the sense of this definition

(spiel is a kind of ...) create anew

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

(... is a kind of spiel ) change the key of, in music

"modulate the melody"

(... is a kind of spiel ) play loudly

"They banged out `The star-spangled banner'"

(... is a kind of spiel ) play smoothly or legato

"the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"

(... is a kind of spiel ) repeat an earlier theme of a composition

(... is a kind of spiel ) play on a bugle

(... is a kind of spiel ) play in ragtime

"rag that old tune"

(... is a kind of spiel ) play something in the style of jazz

(... is a kind of spiel ) play as a prelude

(... is a kind of spiel ) play (a melody) again

(... is a kind of spiel ) play on a violin

"Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely"

(... is a kind of spiel ) play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note

(... is a kind of spiel ) play riffs

(... is a kind of spiel ) articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

(spiel has a similar meaning as ...) play on an instrument

"The band played all night long"

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