Examples of small talk in a Sentence
They made small talk while waiting for the meeting to start.
at the corporate get-together we made the obligatory small talk with some people from the home office
First Known Use of small talk
small talk Synonyms
Synonymsbackchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, chat, table talk, talk, tête-à-tête
Related Wordscolloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap
SMALL TALK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of small talk for English Language Learners
: informal, friendly conversation about unimportant subjects
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