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Chat vs. Chatterbox

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Chatverb

To be engaged in informal conversation.

‘She chatted with her friend in the cafe.’; ‘I like to chat over a coffee with a friend.’;

Chatterboxnoun

(informal) One who chats or talks to excess.

Chatverb

To talk more than a few words.

‘I met my old friend in the street, so we chatted for a while.’;

Chatverb

(transitive) To talk of; to discuss.

‘They chatted politics for a while.’;

Chatterboxnoun

(computing) chatterbot

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Chatverb

To exchange text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, as if having a face-to-face conversation.

‘Do you want to chat online later?’;

Chatterboxnoun

orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf

Chatnoun

(uncountable) Informal conversation.

Chatnoun

A conversation to stop an argument or settle situations.

Chatnoun

The entirety of users in a chatroom or a single member thereof.

‘The Chat just made a joke about my skills.’;

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Chatnoun

An exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, resembling a face-to-face conversation.

Chatnoun

Any of various small Old World passerine birds in the muscicapid tribe Saxicolini or subfamily Saxicolinae that feed on insects.

Chatnoun

Any of several small Australian honeyeaters in the genus Epthianura.

Chatnoun

A small potato, such as is given to swine.

Chatnoun

Mining waste from lead and zinc mines.

Chatnoun

A louse small, parasitic insect.

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Chatverb

To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.

‘To chat a while on their adventures.’;

Chatverb

To talk of.

Chatnoun

Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.

‘Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat,With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.’;

Chatnoun

A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria viridis), and the long-tailed chat (Icteria longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat.

Chatnoun

A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.

Chatnoun

Small stones with ore.

Chatnoun

an informal conversation

Chatnoun

birds having a chattering call

Chatnoun

songbirds having a chattering call

Chatverb

talk socially without exchanging too much information;

‘the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze’;

Chatverb

talk in a friendly and informal way

‘she chatted to her mother on the phone every day’;

Chatverb

exchange messages online in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

‘I have chatted to a few women on the Net’;

Chatnoun

an informal conversation

‘he dropped in for a chat’; ‘that's enough chat for tonight’;

Chatnoun

a small Old World songbird of the thrush family, with black, white, and brown coloration and a harsh call.

Chatnoun

any of a number of small songbirds with harsh calls.

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