double-talk

noun
dou·​ble-talk | \-ˌtȯk \

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

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Other Words from double-talk

double-talk intransitive verb
double-talker noun

First Known Use of double-talk

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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double-talk

noun

English Language Learners Definition of double-talk

: language that uses many words but has very little meaning

double-talk

noun
dou·​ble-talk | \ˈdə-bəl-ˌtȯk\

Kids Definition of double-talk

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

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