conversation piece

noun

Definition of conversation piece

  1. 1 :  a painting of a group of persons in their customary surroundings

  2. 2 :  something (as a novel or unusual object) that stimulates conversation

Examples of conversation piece in a sentence

  1. The exotic plant in our living room is a conversation piece that guests always ask about.

1712

First Known Use of conversation piece

1712


CONVERSATION PIECE Defined for English Language Learners

conversation piece

noun

Definition of conversation piece for English Language Learners

  • : something new or unusual that gives people a subject to talk about


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