big talk

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  1. exaggeration; bragging.

Origin of big talk

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

Words Nearby big talk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use big talk in a sentence

  • A little dinner wouldn't make a big talk, and what we want is the big talk, at present, if we don't lay up a cent.

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete | William Dean Howells
  • A mild snicker greeted his “big talk,” and the boy flushed hotly.

    The Golden Woman | Ridgwell Cullum