HyperDic: chat

English > 4 senses of the word chat:
VERBcommunicationchat, chew the fat, shoot the breeze, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
NOUNcommunicationchat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoosean informal conversation
animalchat, New World chatbirds having a chattering call
animalchat, Old World chatsongbirds having a chattering call
chat > pronunciation
Soundschae't
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > chat: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn informal conversation.
Synonymsconfab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose
Narrowerchitchat, chit-chat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerielight informal conversation for social occasions
BroaderconversationThe use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
Spanishcharla, confabulación, plática
Catalanxerrada
Adjectiveschattyprone to friendly informal / informal communication
Verbschattalk socially without exchanging too much information
English > chat: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningbirds having a chattering call.
SynonymNew World chat
Member ofIcteria, genus IcteriaNew World chats
Narroweryellow-breasted chat, Icteria virensAmerican warbler noted for imitating songs of other birds
BroaderNew World warbler, wood warblersmall bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song
English > chat: 4 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaningsongbirds having a chattering call.
SynonymOld World chat
Member ofSaxicola, genus SaxicolaOld World chats
Narrowerstonechat, Saxicola torquataCommon European chat with black plumage and a reddish-brown breast
whinchat, Saxicola rubetrabrown-and-buff European songbird of grassy meadows
Broaderthrushsongbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
English > chat: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue chat; Sam wants to chat with Sue
Synonymschew the fat, shoot the breeze, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit
Narrowershmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbonetalk / talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
Broaderconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
Spanishcharlar, chatear, chat, chismear, confabularse, cotillear, garlar, parlar, parlotear, platicar, visitar
Catalanconfabular-se, conversar, fer un xat, garlar, parlotejar, petar, visitar, xafardejar, xarrar, xatejar, xerrar
Nounschatan informal conversation

©2001-21 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict