talkee-talkee

noun
talk·​ee-talk·​ee | \ ˈtȯkēˈtȯkē \
plural -s

Definition of talkee-talkee

1 : broken speech especially : corruption of speech due to unfamiliarity with its words, idioms, or pronunciation
2 : idle chatter : prattle

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History and Etymology for talkee-talkee

West Indies Pidgin English, by modification & reduplication from English talk entry 2

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“Talkee-talkee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talkee-talkee. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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