shoptalk

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noun shop·talk \ˈshäp-ˌtȯk\

Definition of shoptalk

  1. :  the jargon or subject matter peculiar to an occupation or a special area of interest

Examples of shoptalk in a sentence

  1. There was a lot of shoptalk at the office party.

  2. <eventually, he got bored with the shoptalk of the nuclear engineers, which he barely understood>

1881

First Known Use of shoptalk

1881


SHOPTALK Defined for English Language Learners

shoptalk

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noun shop·talk \ˈshäp-ˌtȯk\

Definition of shoptalk for English Language Learners

  • : talk that is related to your work or special interests


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