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Would there be other synonyms to these words? Would the noun "co-talker" do?
 

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Would there be other synonyms to these words? Would the noun "co-talker" do?
No. I doubt if many people would understand the first two, either.
 

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Which word is used to mean the same thing?
 

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We'd normally say something like 'the person I was talking to'.
 

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Would such words as "co-speaker'' or "co-talker" exist in English?
 

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Would such words as "co-speaker'' or "co-talker" exist in English?
I suppose that if you were giving a lecture, you might refer to other speakers as your co-speakers.

We would not use either word for people we were holding a conversation with.
 

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The only times I have seen these words used is in exam descriptions.
 

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The only times I have seen these words used is in exam descriptions.
I had not heard the word before I became an UCLES examiner.
 

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Guess my source. ;-)
 
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