Conversant Conversational

Conversation

Meanings and phrases

conversation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

conversation piece

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. something interesting that stimulates conversation

conversation stopper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply; stopper

criminal conversation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations; adultery; fornication

telephone conversation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a conversation over the telephone
E.g.
  • They even held a secret telephone conversation before Sharansky entered the Russian prison.
  • The key to the conviction was a telephone conversation recorded via wiretap during Super Bowl IV.
  • Bess and George trail Mr. Porterly, and overhear his telephone conversation planning harm to Nancy.

conversation between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Boethius writes the book as a conversation between himself and Lady Philosophy.
  • She also called the conversation between Darryl and Jim a "nice change of pace".
  • On April 28, 2018, West tweeted out a text conversation between him and Wes Lang.

phone conversation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ralph overhears the phone conversation with the lab.
  • Engel later cooperated with the police and let them tape a phone conversation with Hood.
  • The two had a heated phone conversation that night, and Strahan said they no longer speak.

private conversation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A servant who eavesdropped on the private conversation between Sun Quan and Yang Zhu secretly reported what he heard to Sun He.
  • He was also accused of having a private conversation with a non-party while drunk and stating, "it is necessary to remove Stalin".
  • Sun Quan was surprised to receive Lu Xun's memorial and he thought that Yang Zhu revealed the details of their private conversation.

during a conversation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was at the funeral, during a conversation with Hulk Hogan that Jericho decided that he wanted to leave WCW and sign with the WWF.
  • Jonathan uses it to pay his rent, but Caesar, during a conversation overheard by Susan, pressures him into committing more burglaries.
  • It was during a conversation concerning Mr. Pincus' inquiries that the Vice President advised the defendant that Mr. Wilson's wife worked at the CIA.
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