trash talk

noun

Definition of trash talk

  1. :  disparaging, taunting, or boastful comments especially between opponents trying to intimidate each other

trash–talk

play \ˈtrash-ˌtȯk\ verb

trash–talker

play \-ˌtȯ-kər\ noun

Examples of trash talk in a Sentence

  1. He had to listen to a lot of trash talk from the other players.

1981

First Known Use of trash talk

1981


TRASH TALK Defined for English Language Learners

trash talk

noun

Definition of trash talk for English Language Learners

  • : insulting comments that are made especially to an opponent in a contest, game, etc.

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