Definition of shoptalk
: the jargon or subject matter peculiar to an occupation or a special area of interest
Examples of shoptalk in a sentence
There was a lot of shoptalk at the office party.
<eventually, he got bored with the shoptalk of the nuclear engineers, which he barely understood>
First Known Use of shoptalk
SHOPTALK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shoptalk for English Language Learners
: talk that is related to your work or special interests
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