small talk

noun

Definition of small talk

  1. :  light or casual conversation :  chitchat

Examples of small talk in a sentence

  1. They made small talk while waiting for the meeting to start.

  2. <at the corporate get-together we made the obligatory small talk with some people from the home office>

1751

First Known Use of small talk

1751


SMALL TALK Defined for English Language Learners

small talk

noun

Definition of small talk for English Language Learners

  • : informal, friendly conversation about unimportant subjects


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