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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Small talk, chitchat.

Usage examples (9)
  • The office bavardage got in the way of my productivity.
  • Representative assemblies are often taunted by their enemies with being places of mere talk and bavardage.
  • The sentimental bavardage of boys in love will be lost upon me.
  • Philosophically speaking, this is what Kierkegaard called idle talk, snakke in Danish; what Heidegger called Gerede; what Sartre called bavardage. for more
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