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synonyms for chitchat

  • gossip
  • small talk
  • conversation
  • prattle
  • talk
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antonyms for chitchat

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  • silence
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How to use chitchat in a sentence

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.
HELP, I’M OBSESSED WITH CHIROPRACTORS ON INSTAGRAMGRACE PERRYAPRIL 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
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.
WHEN DATING COULD GET YOU HANDCUFFED … AND NOT IN THE FUN WAYNICK FOURIEZOSMARCH 25, 2021OZY
He urged members to avoid chitchat and any specifics about future actions.
“THIS IS WAR”: INSIDE THE SECRET CHAT WHERE FAR-RIGHT EXTREMISTS DEVISED THEIR POST-CAPITOL PLANSBY LOGAN JAFFE AND JACK GILLUMJANUARY 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
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.
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This informal chitchat, addressed chiefly to the amateur naturalist, became an easy habit with Jefferies.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
I considered it best, however, before doing so, to ease things along with a little informal chitchat.
RIGHT HO, JEEVESP. G. WODEHOUSE
I cannot chitchat with Scotchmen while you are at Keswick, childless!
LETTERS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE, VOL. I (OF 2)SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
The interval before dinner, a tolerably long one, is filled up by pleasant chitchat, chiefly in English.
A TRIP TO CUBAJULIA WARD HOWE
This is the letter that Franklin said was mere chitchat between themselves over the second bottle.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; SELF-REVEALED, VOLUME I (OF 2)WILIAM CABELL BRUCE
A little general chitchat once in a while, then she'd clam up to do a little mental orbit figuring.
A SPACESHIP NAMED MCGUIREGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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WORDS RELATED TO CHITCHAT

  • badinage
  • chaff
  • chaffing
  • chitchat
  • derision
  • dissing
  • exchange
  • fun
  • gossip
  • jeering
  • jesting
  • joking
  • joshing
  • kidding
  • mockery
  • persiflage
  • play
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • ribbing
  • ridicule
  • small talk
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