HyperDic: chew_the_fat

English > 1 sense of the expression chew the fat:
VERBcommunicationchew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
English > chew the fat: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsshoot the breeze, chat, 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

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