small talk


small talk

noun

: informal, friendly conversation about unimportant subjects

Full Definition of SMALL TALK

:  light or casual conversation :  chitchat

Examples of SMALL TALK

  1. They made small talk while waiting for the meeting to start.
  2. <at the corporate get-together we made the obligatory small talk with some people from the home office>

First Known Use of SMALL TALK

1751

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