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

double-talk

intransitive verb

double-talker

noun

First Known Use of double-talk

1936


DOUBLE-TALK Defined for English Language Learners

double-talk

noun

Definition of double-talk for English Language Learners

  • : language that uses many words but has very little meaning


DOUBLE-TALK Defined for Kids

double-talk

noun dou·ble-talk \ ˈdə-bəl-ˌtȯk \

Definition of double-talk for Students

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


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