noun talk·ee–talk·ee \ˈtȯkēˈtȯkē\

Definition of talkee–talkee



  1. 1 :  broken speech; especially :  corruption of speech due to unfamiliarity with its words, idioms, or pronunciation

  2. 2 :  idle chatter :  prattle

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Origin and Etymology of talkee–talkee

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

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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