the specialized vocabulary having to do with work or a field of work: I don't understand electronics shoptalk.
talk about one's work or occupation, especially after the workday is over.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use shoptalk in a sentence
His acolytes, some of whom refer to themselves as “health freedom fighters” are undeterred by this sort of jealous shoptalk.Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils | Kent Sepkowitz | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When we get to the truck, Nagle and two workers immediately launch into shoptalk.
British Dictionary definitions for shoptalk
conversation concerning one's work, esp when carried on outside business hours
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012