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English definition of “chat”

chat

noun
 
 
/tʃæt/
[C or U] a friendly informal conversation: have a chat with sb I had a chat with my boss today about a possible change of role. It was just the usual idle chat, about nothing of great importance.
[U] INTERNET, COMMUNICATIONS communication between people on the internet, when they can see immediately what the other person or other people are writing: a chat site/session
(Definition of chat noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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