Definition of cross talk
1 : unwanted signals in a communication channel (as in a telephone, radio, or computer) caused by transference of energy from another circuit (as by leakage or coupling)
2 a : conversation that does not relate to the main topic being discussed b : conversation or repartee engaged in for an audience
First Known Use of cross talk
Rhymes with cross talk
back talk, Bartók, Black Hawk, bemock, boardwalk, cakewalk, catwalk, cornstalk, crosswalk, duckwalk, eyestalk, fast-talk, fish hawk, French chalk, goshawk, Gottschalk, jaywalk, langue d'oc, Languedoc, leafstalk, marsh hawk, moonwalk, nighthawk, Norfolk, Norwalk, pep talk, racewalk, ropewalk, shoptalk, sidewalk, skywalk, sleepwalk, small talk, space walk, sweet-talk, trash talk
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