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Princeton's WordNet

  1. double talknoun

    deliberately unintelligible gibberish

Wiktionary

  1. double talknoun

    Lying, especially in a formal political statement.

  2. double talknoun

    A simple phonetic code with a regular infix that makes meaningful speech sound unintelligible.

  3. double talknoun

    Speech mixing English and English-sounding gibberish for humorous effect.

Freebase

  1. Double Talk

    Double Talk is an American game show that aired on the ABC network in 1986. Henry Polic II hosted this word game created by Bob Stewart, which contained elements of the previous Stewart-produced game show Shoot for the Stars. Bob Hilton was the announcer for the show's first two weeks and was replaced starting on the third week by Johnny Gilbert. Near the end of its run, the show was retitled Celebrity Double Talk. However, no format changes took place with the change in the show's title.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of double talk in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of double talk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of double talk in a Sentence

  1. Norman Vincent Peale:

    Never say anything to hurt anyone. Moreover . . . refrain from double talk, from shrewd and canny remarks that are designed to advance our interests at someone's disadvantage. We are to turn our back upon evil, and in every way possible, do good, help people and bring blessings into their lives.

  2. Laura Sheehan:

    The Obama administration is engaging in misleading double-talk on clean coal technology. Although The Obama administration leaned heavily on FutureGen technologies to justify The Obama administration flawed New Source Performance Standards rule, president Obama has now cut the project off altogether — demonstrating President Obama hypocrisy towards the American people and President Obama bias against advanced clean coal technologies.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We don't have double talk because what we say inside is what we say outside, and everybody holds us accountable, it's high time that that accountability was put on the Palestinians.

  4. Joe Biden:

    You can't beat President Trump with double-talk on this plan, the plan no matter how you cut it costs $3 trillion. It will require middle-class taxes to go up, not down. Thirdly, it will eliminate employer-based insurance.

  5. Stephane Dujarric:

    The Durban deceit, the double-talk, the double standards – and, in particular, the discrimination – need to be exposed and rejected, period. for the secretary-general it is clear that racism and racial discrimination still permeate institutions, social structures and everyday life in every society. It must be condemnedwithout hesitation or reservation wherever and whenever it occurs.

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    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
    • A. bibulous
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