smack talk


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smack-talk \ ˈsmak-​ˌtȯk How to pronounce smack talk (audio) \ verb

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Recent Examples on the Web Lewan, a former Michigan offensive lineman who plays for the Tennessee Titans, laid down some heavy smack talk less than a day before MSU and U-M kicked off in one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the rivalry. Tyler J. Davis, Detroit Free Press, 30 Oct. 2021 With homecoming the next day and a week of reading smack talk on social media, the football coach worried about his team’s response Friday night against Villa Angela-St. Matt Goul, cleveland, 25 Sep. 2021 On top of all the music, there was, of course, plenty of good-natured smack talk between Fat Joe and Ja Rule. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 15 Sep. 2021 Between the audacious smack talk between players on the turf and the raucous cheers from the stands until the final seconds, all in attendance seemed to enjoy the show in the evening sunshine. Matt Nevala, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Aug. 2021 His sense of humor and mastery of the art of smack talk has been well-documented among writers, contributing to the story of his career. NBC News, 7 Sep. 2021 But the smack talk appears to be more measured going into the season, perhaps because everyone seems to want Alabama and Notre Dame to lose. Ben Crandell,, 4 Sep. 2021 Many of the best sprinters seem to channel the pre-game smack talk of boxers, shouting to high heavens that their opponents are going down. Sean Gregory/tokyo, Time, 24 July 2021 But players pulled it together to curb Team Williams' rally and defend their smack talk. Shannon Russell, The Courier-Journal, 21 July 2021

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First Known Use of smack talk

1992, in the meaning defined above

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20 Dec 2021

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“Smack talk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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