Definition of talking shop
- She complained that Parliament had come to be an ineffective talking shop.
: to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken words
: to convey information or communicate in any way (as with signs or sounds)
: to use speech : speak
: the act or an instance of talking : speech
: a way of speaking : language
: pointless or fruitless discussion : verbiage
: a handicraft establishment : atelier
: a building or room stocked with merchandise for sale : store
: a small retail establishment or a department in a large one offering a specified line of goods or services
: to examine goods or services with intent to buy
: to hunt through a market in search of the best buy
: to make a search : hunt
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