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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

or trash talk

noun
1.
disparaging or boastful language used especially to demoralize or intimidate opponents:
trash-talking in the locker room.
Origin of trash-talking
1985-1990
1985-90, Americanism
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Contemporary Examples
  • I'm expecting his charming disposition to crack and become littered with trash talk, but I'm wrong.

  • What he found was extraordinary talent, topped off with all the showboating and trash talk that streetball is famous for.

    Hoop Reads Joshua Robinson March 18, 2011
Slang definitions & phrases for trash talk

trashed

adjective

  1. Drunk; intoxicated by alcohol or drugs: got trashed on Friday night (1981+)
  2. Wrecked or ruined; messed up on purpose: trashed hotel room of the rockers (1926+)
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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