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    Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    Hello all users!

    In the heading, I have placed the definition of the verb "plowtalk".
    What I am interested in is if speak over someone for the duration they are speaking means speak over someone for as long as they are speaking.

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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    I have never heard of "plowtalk" and I can't find it in any dictionaries. Where did you find it?
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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    I found it by accident on the Internet the other day.

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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    In what context?
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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    There is no context, just definition of "plowtalk".

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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    The spelling (plow) suggests it's Am English. I'd never heard it either. In fact, when I saw the title I assumed it was a typo for pillowtalk.

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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    Could you answer my basic question: does speak over someone for the duration they are speaking mean speak over someone for as long as they are speaking?

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    Re: Plowtalk = speak over someone for the duration they are speaking

    The Urban Dictionary definition is badly expressed; that sort of illiteracy goes with the territory. If the "word" is ever used, your definition would be better. Although, on reflection, I can't imagine what that sort of talking would involve. When you "talk over" someone, or "shout them down" {those idioms are better}, you talk/shout until they stop (which doesn't take as long as talking for the duration of anything).

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