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
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Example sentences from the Web for trash-talking
Hands on buzzers: One's a trash-talking thug trying to stay one step ahead of the law.