Talking
Talking Talk"ing, a. 1. That talks; able to utter words; as, a talking parrot. [1913 Webster]

2. Given to talk; loquacious. [1913 Webster]

The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • talking — [tôk′iŋ] n. the act of a person who talks; discussion; conversation adj. that talks; talkative * * * …   Universalium

  • talking — index loquacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • talking — [tôk′iŋ] n. the act of a person who talks; discussion; conversation adj. that talks; talkative …   English World dictionary

  • talking — adj. & n. adj. 1 that talks. 2 having the power of speech (a talking parrot). 3 expressive (talking eyes). n. in senses of TALK v. Phrases and idioms: talking book a recorded reading of a book, esp. for the blind. talking film (or picture) a film …   Useful english dictionary

  • talking — n. to do the talking (she did all the talking) * * * [ tɔːkɪŋ] to do the talking (she did all the talking) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • talking —    A sudden lull in the conversation is not random, some believe, but usually occurs at twenty minutes past or to the hour, and is occasioned by angels passing by. Opie and Tatem give several references to this idea, starting with one from Wales… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Talking — Talk Talk, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Talked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Talking}.] [Cf. LG. talk talk, gabble, Prov. G. talken to speak indistinctly; or OD. tolken to interpret, MHG. tolkan to interpret, to tell, to speak indistinctly, Dan. tolke to interpret …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • talking — noun The action of the verb to talk It is usually better to solve problems by talking than by fighting …   Wiktionary

  • talking — noun Talking is used before these nouns: ↑point …   Collocations dictionary

  • talking — talk·ing || tɔːkɪŋ n. speaking; conversing adj. speaking tɔːk n. conversation; speech, lecture; meeting; rumor; manner of talking v. communicate with spoken words, converse, speak; gossip, spread rumors; chitchat; lecture; reveal secret… …   English contemporary dictionary

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