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1. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] exchange thoughts; talk with.

Synonyms

  • butterfly
  • speak
  • communicate
  • spiel
  • monologuize
  • dogmatise
  • pontificate
  • soliloquize
  • gossip
  • dogmatize
  • go on
  • philander
  • flirt
  • orate
  • talk turkey
  • discourse
  • converse
  • coquet
  • chat up
  • proceed
  • dish the dirt
  • level
  • intercommunicate
  • rap
  • continue
  • romance
  • mash
  • carry on
  • monologuise
  • hold forth
  • dissertate
  • cheek
  • soliloquise
  • talk down
  • coquette

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • cork
  • lock
  • bar

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • hok
  • hawke
  • hawk
  • hauke
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  • faulk
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  • falk
  • chalk
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2. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] express in speech.

Synonyms

  • talk of
  • tittle-tattle
  • talk about
  • murmur
  • enthuse
  • blabber
  • sing
  • deliver
  • mutter
  • intercommunicate
  • hiss
  • blunder out
  • bumble
  • stutter
  • jabber
  • drone
  • blubber
  • communicate
  • rabbit on
  • prattle
  • yack
  • present
  • lip off
  • yap away
  • sibilate
  • snivel
  • drone on
  • spout
  • piffle
  • blurt
  • ejaculate
  • gibber
  • bark
  • whine
  • chatter
  • utter
  • troll
  • speak
  • generalize
  • slur
  • inflect
  • babble
  • speak in tongues
  • shout
  • snarl
  • stammer
  • twaddle
  • tattle
  • intone
  • mumble
  • gabble
  • verbalize
  • maunder
  • vocalize
  • rasp
  • mussitate
  • bay
  • peep
  • yack away
  • shoot one's mouth off
  • speak up
  • read
  • prate
  • snap
  • blab
  • swallow
  • rave
  • modulate
  • whiff
  • jaw
  • rant
  • blurt out
  • phonate
  • verbalise
  • blubber out
  • chant
  • clack
  • palaver
  • falter
  • open up
  • whisper
  • generalise
  • gulp
  • siss
  • mouth
  • begin
  • cackle
  • blunder
  • sizz
  • tone
  • vocalise
  • rattle on

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • lack

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. talk

noun. ['ˈtɔk'] an exchange of ideas via conversation.

Synonyms

  • jazz
  • shmooze
  • cant
  • dialog
  • yack
  • malarky
  • heart-to-heart
  • yak
  • nothingness
  • wind
  • talking
  • yakety-yak
  • idle words
  • dialogue
  • malarkey
  • chatter
  • cackle
  • shop talk
  • duologue
  • conversation

Antonyms

  • ride
  • leanness
  • laugh
  • excommunicate

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] use language.

Synonyms

  • speak
  • slang
  • smatter
  • communicate
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • close
  • bolt
  • fasten
  • abolish

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. idle

adjective. ['ˈaɪdəl'] not in action or at work.

Synonyms

  • bone-lazy
  • otiose
  • faineant
  • indolent
  • ineffectual
  • slothful
  • lazy
  • lackadaisical
  • unengaged
  • bone-idle
  • uneffective
  • unemployed
  • ineffective
  • work-shy

Antonyms

  • busy
  • employed
  • worker
  • superior

Etymology

  • idel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] reveal information.

Synonyms

  • blab out
  • blab
  • peach
  • spill the beans
  • babble
  • tell
  • sing
  • let the cat out of the bag
  • babble out
  • tattle

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • abstain
  • disbelieve

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. idle

verb. ['ˈaɪdəl'] run disconnected or idle.

Antonyms

  • tractable

Etymology

  • idel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] divulge confidential information or secrets.

Synonyms

  • blab
  • peach
  • disclose
  • babble
  • unwrap
  • babble out
  • discover
  • give away
  • tattle
  • blab out
  • spill
  • spill the beans
  • bring out
  • let out
  • expose
  • divulge
  • sing
  • let the cat out of the bag
  • let on
  • break

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • disappear
  • hide
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. idle

adjective. ['ˈaɪdəl'] without a basis in reason or fact.

Synonyms

  • groundless
  • unfounded
  • wild
  • baseless
  • unsupported

Antonyms

  • attached
  • competent
  • excusable
  • reasonable

Etymology

  • idel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. idle

verb. ['ˈaɪdəl'] be idle; exist in a changeless situation.

Synonyms

  • arse around
  • bum about
  • lie around
  • lounge around
  • frig around
  • waste one's time
  • fuck off
  • stagnate
  • loaf
  • lounge about
  • moon around
  • loll
  • arse about
  • ride the bench
  • loll around
  • slug
  • laze
  • bum around
  • warm the bench
  • moon on
  • lie about
  • bum
  • moon

Antonyms

  • tameness
  • civilized
  • calm
  • unenthusiastic

Etymology

  • idel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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