the talk of the town

Definition of the talk of the town

  1. :  a person or thing that many people in a town, city, etc., are talking about in an interested or excited way The new restaurant is the talk of the town.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  the act or an instance of talking :  speech

    :  a way of speaking :  language

    :  pointless or fruitless discussion :  verbiage

  1. :  a compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city

    :  a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

    :  a large densely populated urban area :  city

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a trip made at another's expense

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