Speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings; converse or communicate by spoken words
Said when a person appears just after being mentioned
Speak in a tactless way
I was talking to a friend who lives in the next town
Address (someone) in a hectoring or self-important way without listening to their replies
Reprimand or scold (someone)
Entirely focused on talking; (originally) that discusses rather than acts; (now usually, of a radio station) featuring exclusively programmes based around conversation, interviews, and other spoken material, rather than music.
To speak badly of, disparage; to speak maliciously about (a person who is absent).
Exaggerated, showy, or boastful speech.
Chiefly US. To disparage, belittle; to criticize.
Words spoken by a woman or girl; conversation between women or girls, especially about subjects considered to be uninteresting to or inappropriate for men.
The German language.
Speech or conversation characterized as distinctively masculine in tone or subject; talk between men, especially centring on male preoccupations.
Originally: any higher-order discussion about language. Now usually: hidden meanings or significance in a conversation, etc.
= old talk.
To win over or overcome (a person) by talking; to out-talk.
Talk involving the use of signs; especially sign language.
The common talk or gossip of the people of a town; a person or matter discussed in this way.
Childish talk used by or to young children
North American term for backchat.
Talk boastfully or overconfidently
Pressurize (someone) into doing something using rapid or misleading speech
Small talk; chatter
Outdo or overcome in talking
A talk intended to make someone feel more courageous or enthusiastic
Discuss matters concerning one’s work, especially at a social occasion when this is inappropriate
Conversation about one’s occupation or business at an informal or social occasion
Reply defiantly or insolently
A chat show, especially one in which listeners, viewers, or the studio audience are invited to participate in the discussion
The time during which a mobile telephone is in use to handle calls, especially as a measure of the duration of the telephone’s battery
(In news broadcasting) informal or light-hearted conversation, commentary, or bantering by presenters, especially between the reporting of individual news items.
Talk about matters of the heart; (in later use also) a heart-to-heart talk.
Talk or conversation via the medium of radio, especially two-way radio.
Insulting speech, especially when intended to irritate or annoy someone
Clever, witty, or persuasive talk, especially of an insincere nature.
To engage (a person) in clever, witty, or persuasive conversation, especially of an insincere nature.
A talk or lecture in which the speaker uses a blackboard and chalk
Talk about sex in a coarse or salacious way
Another term for doublespeak.
Intimate conversation in bed
Persuasive talk to promote the sale of goods or the acceptance of an idea
Polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters, especially as engaged in on social occasions
Charming or flattering language, especially when used to persuade someone to do something
Insincerely praise (someone) in order to persuade them to do something
Informal conversation carried on at meals