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big talk

noun, Informal.
exaggeration; bragging.
Origin of big talk
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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big talk

noun phrase

Boastful and extravagant talk; esp promises or claims beyond one's capacity: His promises were just big talk


: Don't big-talk a big-talker, man (mid-1800s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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