idle+talk

  • 121guff — Synonyms and related words: babble, babblement, balderdash, baloney, bavardage, bibble babble, bilge, blab, blabber, blah, blah blah, blather, blether, blethers, bop, bosh, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, chat, chatter,… …

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  • 122prittle prattle — Synonyms and related words: babble, babblement, bavardage, be closeted with, bibble babble, blab, blabber, blah blah, blather, blether, blethers, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, chat, chatter, chitter chatter, clack, clatter, coze, gab, gabble, gam,… …

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  • 123talkee talkee — Synonyms and related words: Beach la mar, Kitchen Kaffir, Oregon Jargon, Sabir, abuse of terms, anacoluthon, auxiliary language, babble, babblement, bad grammar, bavardage, bibble babble, blab, blabber, blah blah, blather, blether, blethers,… …

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  • 124wordlung — f ( e/ a) in a good sense, talk, discourse, conversation; in a bad sense, idle talk, empty talk, babbling, chattering …

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  • 125wind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. twist, [en]twine; coil, curl, spiral; bandage, loop; enfold, in fold; wreathe, roll; crank, reel; sinuate, meander, wander. See convulsion, deviation, rotation. n. See wind. II Current of air Nouns… …

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  • 126gossip — (n.) O.E. godsibb sponsor, godparent, from GOD (Cf. God) + sibb relative (see SIBLING (Cf. sibling)). Extended in M.E. to any familiar acquaintance (mid 14c.), especially to woman friends invited to attend a birth, later to anyone engaging in… …

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  • 127palaver — (n.) 1733 (implied in palavering), talk, conference, discussion, sailors slang, from Port. palavra word, speech, talk, traders term for negotiating with the natives in West Africa, metathesis of L.L. parabola speech, discourse, from L. parabola… …

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  • 128chit-chat — n. Prattle, gossip, chat, causerie, easy conversation, familiar talk, idle talk, free and easy talk …

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  • 129clack — I. n. 1. Click, clink, tick, beat. 2. Prate, prattle, babble, babbling, gossip, palaver, cackle, gabble, gab, idle talk, small talk. See prate. II. v. n. 1. Click, clink. 2. Prate, prattle, babble, gabble, chatter, jabber, clatter, gossip, talk… …

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  • 130gabble — I. v. n. Chatter, prattle, babble, jabber, talk idly, rattle on. See prate, v. n. II. n. Prate, prattle, chatter, clack, cackle, gossip, palaver, gab, idle talk, small talk …

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  • 131jabber — I. v. n. Prate, chatter, prattle, gabble, talk rapidly, talk idly. II. v. a. Speak rapidly. III. n. Prate, prattle, gab, chatter, idle talk …

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  • 132tattle — I. v. n. 1. Prate, prattle, chatter, chat, jabber, babble, talk idly or thoughtlessly, talk at random, spin a long yarn. 2. (Colloq.) Blab, gossip, tell tales, tell secrets. II. n. Prate, prattle, gossip, twaddle, twattle, gabble, idle talk …

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  • 133talkative — talkative, loquacious, garrulous, voluble, glib are comparable chiefly as applied to persons and their moods and as meaning given to talk or talking. The same distinctions in implications and connotations are also seen in their corresponding… …

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  • 134jabber — v 1. chatter, prattle, cackle, gibber, Sl. gibber jabber, jargon; babble, prate, tattle, twaddle, Brit. twattle; patter, gabble, blather, drivel; mutter, mumble, splutter, sputter; stammer, stutter; chit chat, chitter chatter, chaffer, bandy… …

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  • 135tattle — v 1. blab, blurt out, gush, Inf. spout; let slip, reveal, divulge secrets; tattletale, tell on, inform on, Inf. snitch on, Sl. squeal on, Sl. rat on, Sl. fink on. 2. gossip, tittle tattle, buzz, talk idly, Sl. shoot the breeze, Inf. gab, Sl. gas …

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  • 136clatter — /ˈklætə / (say klatuh) verb (i) 1. to make a rattling sound, as of hard bodies striking rapidly together. 2. to move rapidly with such a sound: *he could hear Helen clattering around in the kitchen somewhere –angelo loukakis, 1981. 3. to talk… …

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  • 137prattle — [n] babble blubbering, burble, chatter, chit chat, drivel, gab, gabble, gibberish, gossip, hot air*, idle talk, jabber, jabbering, jargon, murmur, ranting, small talk, tattling, trivial talk, twaddle; concepts 266,278 …

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  • 138gossip — n. & v. n. 1 a easy or unconstrained talk or writing esp. about persons or social incidents. b idle talk; groundless rumour. 2 an informal chat, esp. about persons or social incidents. 3 a person who indulges in gossip. v.intr. (gossiped,… …

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  • 139prate — v. & n. v. 1 intr. chatter; talk too much. 2 intr. talk foolishly or irrelevantly. 3 tr. tell or say in a prating manner. n. prating; idle talk. Derivatives: prater n. prating adj. Etymology: ME f. MDu., MLG praten, prob. imit …

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  • 140yakety-yak — noun noisy talk • Syn: ↑yak, ↑yack, ↑chatter, ↑cackle • Derivationally related forms: ↑cackle (for: ↑cackle), ↑chatter ( …

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