smack talk

noun

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

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Recent Examples on the Web There hasn't been a lot of smack talk on the podium at the Yum Center. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, "Duke's stunning loss puts Louisville in pole position to take No. 1 ranking," 27 Nov. 2019 There’s always some annoyance and some pestering and some smack talk. Dan Snierson, EW.com, "Vince Gilligan breaks down El Camino — and how he decided which Breaking Bad characters to revive," 15 Oct. 2019 That’s exactly why Murray has not taken issue with all that Hernangomez smack talk. Kyle Fredrickson, The Denver Post, "Juancho Hernangomez’s confidence soaring in pursuit of featured Nuggets role," 11 Oct. 2019 The buzz: Plenty of smack talk these days between new Maryland coach Mike Locksley and Michigan offensive coordinator Josh Gattis, both of whom coached at Alabama last season. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan Wolverines football 2019 game-by-game predictions," 25 Aug. 2019 Since then, Africans from nearly all Jollof-eating countries have chimed in to compare their version of Jollof, with the most intense smack talk happening between Nigerians and Ghanaians. Haleluya Hadero, Quartz Africa, "How Jollof rice became West Africa’s iconic dish and a point of banter between Africans," 23 Aug. 2019 More than just smack talk: 'Overwatch,' 'League of Legends' among games players report threats, hate speech, ADL says The team also has nutritional guidelines that promote health and facilitate longer play sessions. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, "Esports injuries real for pros and at-home gamer, from finger sprains to collapsed lungs," 11 June 2019 Curry and Drake had a brief friendly exchange during the game, and Drake clearly picked some lint from a towel out of Curry’s hair Moments later, the rapper was smack talking to Golden State forward Draymond Green who walked near Drake. Terry Collins, Fortune, "The Drake Effect: Brilliant Brand Ambassador or Annoying NBA Superfan?," 5 June 2019 Golovkin had a response for De La Hoya's smack talk though and also pushed back on the idea of fighting in Las Vegas once more after the first two fights took place at T-Mobile Arena. Khadrice Rollins, SI.com, "Gennadiy Golovkin 'Ready' for Canelo Alvarez, Responds to Oscar De La Hoya," 9 June 2019

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First Known Use of smack talk

1992, in the meaning defined above

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4 Dec 2019

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“Smack talk.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smack%20talk. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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