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chit-chatnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtʃɪt.tʃæt/ informal
informalconversation about ​matters that are not ​important: "What did you ​talk about?" "Oh, just chit-chat."
chit-chat
verb [I] uk   us   (-tt-)
We were just chit-chatting about this and that.
(Definition of chit-chat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chit-chat”
in Arabic ثَرثَرة…
in Korean 잡담…
in Malaysian sembang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聊天,閒談,閒聊…
in Italian chiacchiere…
in Spanish Charla…
in Vietnamese tám…
in Portuguese bate-papo…
in Thai การคุยเล่น…
in Catalan xerrameca…
in Japanese 雑談…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聊天,闲谈,闲聊…
in Indonesian gosip, obrolan…
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