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trash-talk

[trash-tawk] /ˈtræʃˌtɔk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to use disparaging or boastful language.
Related forms
trash-talker, noun

trash-talking

noun
1.
disparaging or boastful language used especially to demoralize or intimidate opponents:
trash-talking in the locker room.
Also, trash talk.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90, Americanism
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Slang definitions & phrases for trash talk

trash talk

noun phrase

Provocative insults addressed by one athlete to others: They learn about intimidation, bullying, bad call, trash talk, and that ends justify means/ Trash talking is littering the air at NBA stadiums (1990s+ Sports)


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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