AskDefine | Define talking

Dictionary Definition

talking adj : uttering speech; "talking heads" [syn: talking(a)] n : an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here" [syn: talk]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. The action of the verb to talk
    It is usually better to solve problems by talking than by fighting.


  1. present participle of talk

Extensive Definition

Talk primarily refers to the act of conversation.
Talk may also refer to:



Music or song


talking in German: Talk
talking in Spanish: Talk
talking in Dutch: Talk
talking in Japanese: トーク
talking in Norwegian: Talk (andre betydninger)
talking in Portuguese: Talk
talking in Yiddish: טאלק

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ESP, accents, answer, articulate, chatter, comment, commerce, communication, communion, congress, connection, contact, conversation, converse, correspondence, dealing, dealings, discourse, elocution, eloquent, exchange, free-speaking, free-spoken, gab, information, interaction, interchange, intercommunication, intercommunion, intercourse, interplay, language, linguistic intercourse, loud-speaking, loud-spoken, message, oral communication, outspoken, palaver, parole, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, prattle, rapping, reply, response, social intercourse, soft-speaking, soft-spoken, speaking, speech, speech circuit, speech situation, talk, talkative, telepathy, touch, traffic, truck, true-speaking, two-way communication, well-spoken, words, yakkety-yak, yakking
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