- a talking together; conversation
- interchange and discussion of ideas, esp. when open and frank, as in seeking mutual understanding or harmony
- a literary work in the form of a conversation on a single topic
- the passages of talk in a play, story, etc.
Origin of dialogueMiddle English dialog from Old French dialogue from Classical Latin dialogus from Classical Greek dialogos from dialegesthai: see dialect
intransitive verb-·logued·, -·logu·ing