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 Ahead of Friday's tee off -- staged the day after Thanksgiving -- both teams have ramped up the smack talk. Ben Morse, CNN, "Smack talk set to fuel $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge," 26 Nov. 2020 But that hasn’t stopped the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, cornerback Stephon Gilmore, from the smack talk. Tim Bielik, cleveland, "Ravens-Steelers pushed from Thanksgiving to Sunday afternoon; Bengals reportedly starting QB Brandon Allen: NFL news roundup," 25 Nov. 2020 So, in an effort to combat any bad vibes, Bryan wrapped Tebow’s Heisman in a Georgia hoodie and pledged to spend the next day putting the trophy to good use while serving up some serious smack talk. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Luke Bryan and Tim Tebow Locked in Hilarious Trophy Showdown Ahead of Florida-Georgia Game," 6 Nov. 2020 For Nairn and Andrzejewski, training provides more time to compare notes on Ocean City, the great seafood back home and even some occasional smack talk. Glenn Graham,, "From rival high schools to pro soccer, Spalding’s Nairn and McDonogh’s Andrzejewski find common ground for Houston Dash," 25 Aug. 2020 Foxx also revealed how his smack talk helped motivate late L.A. Lakers great Kobe Bryant to win his fifth championship ring. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, "Watch Jamie Foxx Put Some Serious AutoTune Stank on a DVD Copyright Warning," 6 Aug. 2020 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,, "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

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First Known Use of smack talk

1992, in the meaning defined above

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7 Dec 2020

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“Smack talk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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