Definition of table talk in English:

table talk

noun

mass noun
  • Informal conversation carried on at meals.

    ‘the table talk came round to another very special event’
    • ‘You can only imagine the table talk this man grew up with.’
    • ‘I can't remember the last time I sat down to a meal out with friends and diets did not end up becoming the subject of our table talk.’
    • ‘The table talk moves on to other more congenial topic.’
    • ‘Here, the custom of the house dictates that table talk itself turns always and everywhere to dinner.’
    • ‘There was a moment of near-silence, like a lull in table talk.’
    • ‘The details of my accusation would be table talk from one end of this country to the other.’
    • ‘So I sat and I watched and I listened to the table talk.’
    • ‘However, the recent meeting between Chinese President Jiang Zemin and US President George W. Bush last month had been regarded as a likely topic for table talk.’
    • ‘Gerald relented and the rest of the breakfast table talk was about more normal, every day things.’
    • ‘Certainly there was bound to be some table talk on exactly that topic in Scotland this week.’
    • ‘Discuss what is appropriate table talk and agree to keep the game commentary within these boundaries.’
    • ‘The table talk gets interesting and people start to make deals.’