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intr.v. chat·ted, chat·ting, chats
1. To converse in an easy, familiar manner; talk lightly and casually.
2. Computers To participate in a synchronous exchange of remarks with one or more people over a computer network.
1. An informal, light conversation.
2. Computers A synchronous exchange of remarks over a computer network.
3. Any of various birds in the families Muscicapidae or Parulidae that have a chattering call, especially the yellow-breasted chat.
1. To engage (someone) in light, casual talk: "He would be ... chatting up folks from Kansas" (Vanity Fair).
2. To talk informally with (someone), especially in a flirtatious manner.
[Middle English chatten, to jabber, alteration of chateren; see chatter.]
vb (tr, adverb)
1. to talk flirtatiously to (a person), esp with the intention of seducing him or her
2. to talk persuasively to (a person), esp with an ulterior motive
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|Verb||1.||chat up - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"|
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
wanton - engage in amorous play
vamp - act seductively with (someone)
|2.||chat up - talk to someone with the aim of persuading him|
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"