discoursing

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

discoursing (plural discoursings)

  1. conversation
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. IV, Happy
      “I have no appetite; I can't eat!” — “My dear fellow,” answered the Doctor in mildest tone, “it isn't of the slightest consequence;” — and continued his philosophical discoursings with us!
    • Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit
      Mrs Gamp and Mr Sweedlepipe had many deep discoursings on the subject of this mysterious customer []

Verb[edit]

discoursing

  1. present participle of discourse