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trash-talking

or trash talk

[trash-taw-king or trash-tawk] /ˈtræʃˌtɔ kɪŋ or ˈtræʃˌtɔk/
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
An Americanism dating back to 1985-90

trash-talk

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