Thesaurus

talking

verb , present participle of talk

Synonyms and Antonyms of talking

1 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • the fire chief often talks at school assemblies about fire safety
Synonyms of talking
Words Related to talking
Phrases Synonymous with talking
2 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • talked with our neighbor as we unloaded the groceries from the car
Synonyms of talking
Words Related to talking
Phrases Synonymous with talking
4 to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities
  • after being threatened, the eyewitness started talking at length about what he had seen in the alley
Synonyms of talking
Words Related to talking
Phrases Synonymous with talking
5 to relate sometimes questionable or secret information of a personal nature
  • you're a fine one to talk about your sister's marital problems when you have had plenty of your own
Synonyms of talking
Words Related to talking
Phrases Synonymous with talking
Near Antonyms of talking


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up talking? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

involving a confidence or trust

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!