Main meanings of small-talking in English

: small-talking1small-talking2

small-talking1

Pronunciation /ˈsmɔːltɔːkɪŋ/

noun

  • The action of engaging in small talk; light conversation.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in George Colman. Originally from small talk + -ing.

Main meanings of small-talking in English

: small-talking1small-talking2

small-talking2

Pronunciation /ˈsmɔːltɔːkɪŋ/

adjective

  • That engages in small talk.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in The London Chronicle. From small talk + -ing.