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shoptalk

noun shop·talk \ˈshäp-ˌtk\

: talk that is related to your work or special interests

Full Definition of SHOPTALK

:  the jargon or subject matter peculiar to an occupation or a special area of interest

Examples of SHOPTALK

  1. There was a lot of shoptalk at the office party.
  2. <eventually, he got bored with the shoptalk of the nuclear engineers, which he barely understood>

First Known Use of SHOPTALK

1881

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