- informal conversation at meals.
- a subject that is considered appropriate for conversation at meals.
Origin of table talk
Examples from the Web for table talk
Historical Examples of table talk
It was very different, however, from much of the table-talk that is heard in families.The Printer Boy.
William M. Thayer
Or let him listen to the table-talk of a party returned from Crater Lake.The Book of the National Parks
Robert Sterling Yard
The best books for refuge in times of stress are of the "notebook" and "table-talk" kind.Old Junk
H. M. Tomlinson
One very uncertain test of a man of genius is his table-talk.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The every-day distinction on this subject, are familiar as table-talk.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus
American Anti-Slavery Society
- informal conversation on a range of topics, as that at table during and after a meal