chattiness


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chat·ty

 (chăt′ē)
adj. chat·ti·er, chat·ti·est
1. Inclined to chat; friendly and talkative.
2. Full of or in the style of light informal talk: a chatty letter.

chat′ti·ly adv.
chat′ti·ness n.
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