Definitions

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  • n. The action of the verb talk
  • v. Present participle of talk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That talks; able to utter words.
  • adj. Given to talk; loquacious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to much speech; garrulous; loquacious.
  • Expressive.
  • n. Speaking; speech; discourse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an exchange of ideas via conversation

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I was bored at work and spent some time talking -- really * talking* -- to a telemarketer.

    barnacles on the ship

  • * Talking 2: if you mean talking talkingÂ…. no one.

    krazililme Diary Entry

  • So I wouldn't be surprised if there are some people who are urging him, sit out the rest of the term talking with people in the home district.

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2007

  • GTrust Financial Partners in Overland Park, spent much of his term talking with federal officials about regulatory reform, being interviewed by the national media and helping explain complex financial planning issues.

    Philadelphia Business News - Local Philadelphia News | The Philadelphia Business Journal

  • If you were a witness in a criminal case asked to recall how close two suspects were standing next to each other "whispering", you'd likely report a smaller distance than if the questioner had used the word "talking".

    The science behind memory glitches

  • It is stunning to see how much more engaged parents feel when they establish and protect what I call talking rituals with their children.

    Childhood Unbound

  • And Nashville was, even if I would get a label talking to me about, OK, man, we might structure you a little deal, but you got to sound like this and you got to look like this and you got to wear a hat about this big.

    CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2007

  • What keeps her talking is the belief her message has struck a nerve.

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  • "That's what I call talking," cried Tom, not perhaps grasping the spirit of this doubtful compliment.

    The Wrecker

  • "Bravo!" cried one of the guests; "that is what I call talking to some purpose."

    The Count of Monte Cristo

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