Definition of small-talking in English:

small-talking

noun

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

adjective

  • That engages in small talk.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in George Colman. Originally from small talk + -ing. In later use also partly from small-talk + -ing<br>mid 18th century; earliest use found in The London Chronicle. From small talk + -ing. In later use also partly from small-talk + -ing.

Pronunciation

small-talking

/ˈsmɔːltɔːkɪŋ/