verb (used without object)
to engage in or have a propensity for small talk.
light conversation; chitchat.
light conversation for social occasions
small potatoes
Casual or trivial conversation, chitchat, as in We stood around making small talk until the guest of honor arrived. The small in this expression alludes to unimportant subjects of conversation, as opposed to serious or weighty ones. [ Mid-1700s ]


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