- to use disparaging or boastful language.
or trash talk
[trash-taw-king or trash-tawk]
- disparaging or boastful language used especially to demoralize or intimidate opponents: trash-talking in the locker room.
Origin of trash-talking
An Americanism dating back to 1985–90
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