town talk


Definition of town talk

  1. 1 :  the common talk of a place (as a city or town) :  public gossip disregarded the rumor as mere town talk the only real evidence is the town talk — J. A. Froude

  2. 2 :  the matter (as the subject or object) of public gossip was town talk for at least three days — W. M. Thackeray

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to criticize severely

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