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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The jargon or subject matter peculiar to an occupation or a special area of interest.

Usage examples (36)
  • For chess buffs who tune in for some shoptalk from the game's most revered icon, there is this:
  • I don't use their names, as a matter of course, but, too, "shoptalk" or a good story over dinner does not a public record make.
  • Several minutes of shoptalk ensued, much to his family's amusement.
  • We wouldn't want to bore her to death with shoptalk anyway, would we? for more
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