Talk vs Vaniloquence - What's the difference?

talk | vaniloquence |


As nouns the difference between talk and vaniloquence

is that talk is talc while vaniloquence is idle or vain talk.

talk

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A conversation or discussion.
  • * , chapter=12
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill.
  • A lecture.
  • (preceded by the) A major topic of social discussion.
  • (not preceded by an article) Empty boasting, promises or claims.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * all talk * baby talk * betalk * big talk * boy talk * chalk talk/chalk and talk * cross talk/crosstalk * dirty talk * girl talk * happy talk * idle talk * man talk * peace talk * pep talk * pillow talk * self-talk * shop talk * side talk * sleep talk * small talk * table talk * talk battery * talk bomb * talk is cheap * talk of the town * talk page * talk radio * talk show * talk the talk * talkback * talkie * walk and talk * walk the talk * walkie-talkie

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To communicate, usually by means of speech.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following, but I will not eat with you.
  • * , chapter=4
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=Then he commenced to talk', really '''talk'''. and inside of two flaps of a herring's fin he had me mesmerized, like Eben Holt's boy at the town hall show. He ' talked about the ills of humanity, and the glories of health and Nature and service and land knows what all.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=Mr. Campion appeared suitably impressed and she warmed to him. He was very easy to talk to with those long clown lines in his pale face, a natural goon, born rather too early she suspected.}}
  • (informal) To discuss.
  • (slang) To confess, especially implicating others.
  • To criticize someone for something of which one is guilty oneself.
  • To gossip; to create scandal.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“

    Conjugation

    (en-conj-simple)

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Coordinate terms

    * listen

    Derived terms

    * bad-talk * double-talk * fast-talk * look who's talking * now you're talking * sleep-talk * sweet-talk * talk a blue streak * talk a mile a minute * talk about * talk around * talkative * talk back * talk cock * talk dirty * talk down * talker * talk in circles * talk into * talk like an apothecary * talk of * talk of the devil * talk one's way out of * talk out of turn * talk over * talk sense * talk shit/talk shite * talk shop * talk smack * talk someone's ear off * talk someone under the table * talk the talk * talk through one's hat * talk to the hand * talk trash * talk turkey * talk up * talky * trash-talk * you can talk

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    vaniloquence

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Idle or vain talk.
  • * 1850 , George Field, The analogy of logic, and logic of analogy , London: David Bogue, page 140 [http://google.com/books?id=-zEIAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA140]:
  • In philosophy, however, it is to be deplored that eloquence too commonly passes for science, being mistaken for logical acquirement; but truth alone is the just eloquence of philosophy, and without it the finest composition is, to the logician, but babbling and vaniloquence .