or trash talk
[ trash-taw-king or trash-tawk ]
/ ˈtræʃˌtɔ kɪŋ or ˈtræʃˌtɔk /
disparaging or boastful language used especially to demoralize or intimidate opponents: trash-talking in the locker room.
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Origin of trash-talking
An Americanism dating back to 1985–90
Words nearby trash-talking
Definition for trash-talking (2 of 2)
[ trash-tawk ]
/ ˈtræʃˌtɔk /
verb (used without object)
to use disparaging or boastful language.
OTHER WORDS FROM trash-talktrash-talk·er, noun
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