shoptalk

[shop-tawk]
noun
1.
the specialized vocabulary having to do with work or a field of work: I don't understand electronics shoptalk.
2.
talk about one's work or occupation, especially after the workday is over.

Origin:
1880–85; shop + talk

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shoptalk (ˈʃɒpˌtɔːk)
 
n
conversation concerning one's work, esp when carried on outside business hours

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