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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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chatty

(ˈtʃætɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. full of trivial conversation; talkative
2. informal and friendly; gossipy: a chatty letter.
ˈchattily adv
ˈchattiness n
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chat•ty

(ˈtʃæt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. characterized by a friendly, informal conversational style: a long, chatty letter.
2. given to chatting.
[1755–65]
chat′ti•ly, adv.
chat′ti•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chatty - full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
voluble - marked by a ready flow of speech; "she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations"
2.chatty - prone to friendly informal communication
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
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chatty

adjective talkative, informal, effusive, garrulous, gabby (informal), gossipy, newsy (informal) She's quite a chatty person.
quiet, silent, taciturn
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chatty

adjective
1. Given to conversation:
Slang: gabby.
2. In the style of conversation:
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Translations
مُؤانِس، وَدودمُحِبٌّ للحَديث
hovornýpřátelskýupovídaný
causerendeuformel
puheliassuulas
beszédescsevegõcsevegőfecsegő
í léttum dúrskrafhreyfinn
gevezekonuşkansamimisohbet eder gibi

chatty

[ˈtʃætɪ] ADJ (chattier (compar) (chattiest (superl))) [person] → hablador; [letter] → afectuoso y lleno de noticias; [style] → informal
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chatty

[ˈtʃæti] adj
[style] → familier/ière
[person] → bavard(e)chat-up line [ˌtʃætʌpˈlaɪn] n (British)
That's his usual chat-up line → C'est son entrée en matière habituelle pour draguer.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chatty

adj (+er) persongeschwätzig, schwatzhaft; written in a chatty styleim Plauderton geschrieben
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chatty

[ˈtʃætɪ] adj (person) → ciarliero/a; (style) → familiare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

chat

(tʃӕt) past tense past participle ˈchatted verb
to talk in a friendly and informal way. They chatted about the weather.
noun
(a) friendly and informal talk. a chat over coffee; women's chat.
ˈchatty adjective
1. fond of chatting. a chatty old lady.
2. having a friendly style. a chatty letter.
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References in classic literature ?
Conversation however was not wanted, for Sir John was very chatty, and Lady Middleton had taken the wise precaution of bringing with her their eldest child, a fine little boy about six years old, by which means there was one subject always to be recurred to by the ladies in case of extremity, for they had to enquire his name and age, admire his beauty, and ask him questions which his mother answered for him, while he hung about her and held down his head, to the great surprise of her ladyship, who wondered at his being so shy before company, as he could make noise enough at home.
On the contrary, he sat rather mute and receptive before her chatty eagerness to make him feel at home and in face of Gaston's frank and wordy hospitality.
That's pretty well, sir, at my age!' said the chatty old woman, her eye brightening with exultation.
That is to say, she was CHATTY; and to be chatty is no slight recommendation at sea.
So Adam got on his horse again and rode to the town, putting up at the old inn and taking a hasty dinner there in the company of the too chatty landlord, from whose friendly questions and reminiscences he was glad to escape as soon as possible and set out towards Sloman's End.
Her children were living and married and happy, but she had given up her home, sold it--the pretty place with the hospitable yard that used to seem to be fairly spilling over with wholesome, boisterous boys and chatty, beribboned little girls.
He uttered these words loud enough for the chatty guard, who was at his heels, to overhear him.
Weston was chatty and convivial, and no friend to early separations of any sort; but at last the drawingroom party did receive an augmentation.
He found her as handsome as she had been last year; as good natured, and as unaffected, though not quite so chatty. Jane was anxious that no difference should be perceived in her at all, and was really persuaded that she talked as much as ever.
Under its genial influence the gloomy and morose become jovial and chatty. Sour, starchy individuals, who all the rest of the day go about looking as if they lived on vinegar and Epsom salts, break out into wreathed smiles after dinner, and exhibit a tendency to pat small children on the head and to talk to them--vaguely--about sixpences.
She met Prince Vasili with that playful manner often employed by lively chatty people, and consisting in the assumption that between the person they so address and themselves there are some semi-private, long-established jokes and amusing reminiscences, though no such reminiscences really exist- just as none existed in this case.
Will Ladislaw had written chatty letters, half to her and half to Lydgate, and she had replied: their separation, she felt, was not likely to be final, and the change she now most longed for was that Lydgate should go to live in London; everything would be agreeable in London; and she had set to work with quiet determination to win this result, when there came a sudden, delightful promise which inspirited her.