Definition of Empty talk

1. Noun. Loud and confused and empty talk. "Mere rhetoric"

Exact synonyms: Empty Words, Hot Air, Palaver, Rhetoric
Generic synonyms: Bunk, Hokum, Meaninglessness, Nonsense, Nonsensicality
Derivative terms: Palaver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Empty Talk

empty of(p)
empty out
empty product
empty products
empty promise
empty promises
empty sella
empty sella syndrome
empty set
empty space
empty spaces
empty suit
empty suits
empty sum
empty sums
empty talk (current term)
empty the bench
empty the tank
empty vessels make the most sound
empty words

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, ..."

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