Collogue

Collogue

kəˈlōɡ

Verb

  • Talk confidentially or conspiratorially.

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Example Sentences

“When you’re alone, call me so I can collogue with you.”

“The siblings collogued after dinner to discuss their mother’s surprise birthday party.”

“It might have seemed like I was colloguing with her, but I want to share all the information I learned in the meeting.”

Word Origin

Latin, early 17th century

Why this word?

If you have a secret plan, you might collogue with your conspirators. To collogue means “to speak confidentially.” In the past, there was another usage for flattering speech, but that got pushed out in favor of the “sharing secrets” definition.

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