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noun as in informal talk

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The fireworks, drinking and amplified chitchat around the smoker — those were all fine.

On the occasions I opt for in-store shopping instead of curbside pickup, masks make it hard to spark natural chitchat with strangers in stores.

Briggs and company were wary of dating not just because it was new, but also because they felt sure men expected far more than chitchat for their cash by night’s end.

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He urged members to avoid chitchat and any specifics about future actions.

The idea of flipping Texas A&M and Ohio State did come up and stir some chitchat in the committee room, as chairman Gary Barta, the athletic director at Iowa, said on ESPN.

The messages from the fake Bolton began with chitchat, and expressed a desire to get together after all these years.

I had access to the same data, but not the same discussions, the things that are dropped in casual chitchat.

During our talk, I learned immediately that Allred does not have time for chitchat.

Frank spurns the empty chitchat and flattery that make up so much of Washington conversation.

And after enough chitchat to warrant three rounds of quarters for the parking meter, Odenkirk has to go.

This informal chitchat, addressed chiefly to the amateur naturalist, became an easy habit with Jefferies.

I considered it best, however, before doing so, to ease things along with a little informal chitchat.

I cannot chitchat with Scotchmen while you are at Keswick, childless!

The interval before dinner, a tolerably long one, is filled up by pleasant chitchat, chiefly in English.

This is the letter that Franklin said was mere chitchat between themselves over the second bottle.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chitchat, such as: gossip, small talk, conversation, prattle, and talk.

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