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Noun: talking  to-king
  1. An exchange of ideas via conversation
    "let's have more work and less talking around here";
    - talk
Verb: talk  tok
  1. Exchange thoughts; convey ideas
    "Actions talk louder than words"; "We often talk business";
    - speak
  2. Express in speech
    "She talks a lot of nonsense";
    - speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise [Brit]
  3. Use language
    "the baby talks already";
    - speak
  4. Reveal information
    "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!";
    - spill
  5. Divulge confidential information or secrets
    "Be careful--his secretary talks";
    - spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, tattle, blab [informal], peach [informal], babble, sing [informal], babble out, blab out [informal], give the game away
  6. Deliver a lecture or talk
    "She will talk at Rutgers next week";
    - lecture

Derived forms: talkings

See also: speak for, spout

Type of: break, bring out, communicate, conversation, convo [Austral, informal], disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, instruct, intercommunicate, lay bare, learn, let on, let out, reveal, teach, tell, uncover, unwrap

Antonym: keep one's mouth shut

Encyclopedia: Talking

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