Definitions

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  • noun A meaningless conversation.

Etymologies

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Blend of non- and conversation.

Examples

  • I've never heard of a "nonversation" before either, but I love it!

    Aimless Blatherings

  • I go through daily fits of babble but 'nonversation' sounds better.

    Aimless Blatherings

  • I love words like nonversation and URBAN DICTIONARY is a great source.

    Aimless Blatherings

  • Of the remaining words on the Telegraph list, some (such as freegan, griefer, and nonversation) have their own entries in Merriam-Webster's

    languagehat.com

  • Delete it, and any record of having had it. lonelliott 1 point 31 minutes ago lonelliott 1 point 31 minutes ago nonversation 1 point 39 minutes ago nonversation 1 point 39 minutes ago

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • Thank god not everyone on this site is ignorant. nonversation 3 points 2 hours ago nonversation 3 points 2 hours ago

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • Weird thing to discuss and it reads really oddly, not so much a conversation as a nonversation, but I guess we have to be thankful her mother wasn't keen on the name "Pierce" otherwise she might have tried to put "Pen" and "Is" together.

    CommanderBond.net

  • If you've ever claimed to have invented a word, only to find it on Urban Dictionary (damn you, nonversation!), you may benefit from Michael Adams's new book, Slang: The People's Poetry.

    Jezebel

  • Delete it, and any record of having had it. lonelliott 1 point 31 minutes ago lonelliott 1 point 31 minutes ago nonversation 1 point 39 minutes ago nonversation 1 point 39 minutes ago

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  • "Pickles"

    February 23, 2011

  • Very much like life with the hard-of-hearing. :-)

    February 23, 2011