Definition of Empty talk
1. Noun. Loud and confused and empty talk. "Mere rhetoric"
Generic synonyms: Bunk, Hokum, Meaninglessness, Nonsense, Nonsensicality
Derivative terms: Palaver
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Literary usage of Empty talk
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"empty talk. 1850 [The talk about a dissolution of the Union] is all mere gas, and I regret that some portion of this gas has entered both ends of this ..."
2. The Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Whole Language by John Walker (1904)
"... vn Prattle empty talk, s. To tattle To prate ; to talk lightly, vn Wattle Bed flesh under a cock's bill ; a hurdle, & Та wattle To form or bind with ..."
3. An Elementary Palaung Grammar by Mary Lewis Harper Milne (1921)
"empty talk, talk that leads to nothing, to speak uselessly ... words vain words useless. or or or or or talk empty talk empty talk To say this and that, ..."