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conversation piece

noun

Simple Definition of conversation piece

  • : something new or unusual that gives people a subject to talk about

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conversation piece

  1. 1 :  a painting of a group of persons in their customary surroundings

  2. 2 :  something (as a novel or unusual object) that stimulates conversation

Examples of conversation piece in a sentence

  1. The exotic plant in our living room is a conversation piece that guests always ask about.



1712

First Known Use of conversation piece

1712

Rhymes with conversation piece


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