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English Online Dictionary. What means talking‎? What does talking mean?

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtɔːkɪŋ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtɔkɪŋ/
  • (cotcaught merger) IPA(key): /ˈtɑkɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːkɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: talk‧ing

From Middle English talkynge, equivalent to talk +‎ -ing.

talking (countable and uncountable, plural talkings)

  1. The action of the verb talk.
    • 1864–65, Anthony Trollope, Can You Forgive Her?
      He did not himself care for the loose little talkings, half flat and half sharp, of men when they meet together in idleness.

From Middle English talkyng, talkynge, equivalent to talk +‎ -ing.


  1. present participle and gerund of talk

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