HyperDic: chit-chat

English > 2 senses of the word chit-chat:
NOUNcommunicationchit-chat, chitchat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerielight informal conversation for social occasions
VERBcommunicationchit-chat, chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
English > chit-chat: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninglight informal conversation for social occasions.
Synonymschitchat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerie
Broaderchat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmooseAn informal conversation
Spanishcháchara, charla, chin wag, chin-wag, chit chat, chit-chat, gabfest, palique
Catalanchin wag, chin-wag, chit-chat, gabfest, safareig, xafarderies
Verbschitchattalk socially without exchanging too much information
English > chit-chat: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymschew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, 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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