noun \-ˌtk\

: language that uses many words but has very little meaning

Full Definition of DOUBLE-TALK

:  language that appears to be earnest and meaningful but in fact is a mixture of sense and nonsense
:  inflated, involved, and often deliberately ambiguous language
dou·ble–talk intransitive verb
dou·ble–talk·er noun

First Known Use of DOUBLE-TALK



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