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double–talk

noun dou·ble–talk \-ˌtk\

: language that uses many words but has very little meaning

Full Definition of DOUBLE-TALK

1
:  language that appears to be earnest and meaningful but in fact is a mixture of sense and nonsense
2
:  inflated, involved, and often deliberately ambiguous language
dou·ble–talk intransitive verb
dou·ble–talk·er noun
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First Known Use of DOUBLE-TALK

1936
DOUBLE-TALKER Defined for Kids

double–talk

noun dou·ble–talk \ˈdə-bəl-ˌtk\

Definition of DOUBLE-TALK for Kids

:  language that seems to make sense but is actually a mixture of sense and nonsense

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