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chitchat

chit·chat

chitchat

pronunciation:
chIt chaet
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: casual or insignificant conversation.
They always engage in a bit of chitchat before getting down to business.
similar words:
chat, gab, gossip
definition 2: gossip.
Don't listen to that chitchat; it means nothing.
similar words:
chat
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: chitchats, chitchatted, chitchatting
definition: to engage in chitchat.
You can interrupt; we were just chitchatting.
similar words:
talk