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Meaning of double-talk

dou•ble-talk

Pronunciation: (dub'ul tôk"), [key]
— n.
  1. speech using nonsense syllables along with words in a rapid patter.
  2. deliberately evasive or ambiguous language: When you try to get a straight answer, he gives you double-talk.
—v.i.
  1. to engage in double-talk.
—v.t.
  1. to accomplish or persuade by double-talk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.