1. [ verb ] talk socially without exchanging too much information
Synonyms: visit jaw chatter claver chaffer confab natter gossip chitchat chew_the_fat shoot_the_breeze confabulate

"the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

Related terms: converse shmooze visitor chitchat chatterer
2. [ noun ] (zoology) birds having a chattering call
Synonyms: New_World_chat
Related terms: New_World_warbler yellow-breasted_chat Icteria
3. [ noun ] an informal conversation
Synonyms: confabulation schmoose schmooze confab
Related terms: conversation chitchat confer
4. [ noun ] (zoology) songbirds having a chattering call
Synonyms: Old_World_chat
Related terms: thrush whinchat stonechat Saxicola
Similar spelling:   Choat