Meaning of small talk

small' talk"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. light conversation; chitchat.

small-talk

Pronunciation: (smôl'tôk"), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to engage in or have a propensity for small talk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.