- behavior or manner of living.
- close familiarity; intimate acquaintance, as from constant use or study.
Origin of conversation
SYNONYMS FOR conversation
Related formspre·con·ver·sa·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for conversation
For many years afterward it was a never-ending topic of conversation, and is more or less talked of even to this day.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yet, for god knows what reason, his name is never brought up in the “Great American Filmmaker” conversation.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even though we were running late, Scott was jovial and candid in his conversation.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A successful trend-maker might be able to steer a conversation, but virality remains extremely difficult to predict.
In conversation, her ideas emerge at a roiling boil that often takes on a momentum of its own.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The alcalde was trying to change the course of the conversation.The Social Cancer|Jos Rizal
Then the conversation ended, and the morning passed without the coming of Sir Francis.Kept in the Dark|Anthony Trollope
The modern languages give unto such persons the name of favorites, or privadoes; as if it were matter of grace or conversation.
After a few minutes he invariably joined me, and led the conversation to the same topic.The Lady of the Basement Flat|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
After a few minutes' conversation, Ben broke down completely, and sat against a sand-bank to weep.Roden's Corner|Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for conversation
Related formsRelated adjective: colloquial
Idioms and Phrases with conversation
In addition to the idiom beginning with conversation
- conversation piece
- make conversation