chinwag

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chinwag

(ˈtʃɪnˌwæɡ)
n
informal Brit a chat or gossipy conversation
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

chin′wag`

or chin′-wag`,



v. -wagged, -wag•ging,
n. Slang. v.i.
1. to chat idly; gossip.
n.
2. an idle chat; gossiping.
[1875–80]
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Translations

chinwag

[ˈtʃɪnwæg] N to have a chinwagcharlar, darle al palique
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

chinwag

[ˈtʃɪnwæg] n (British) to have a chinwag → tailler une bavette
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chinwag

n (Brit inf) → Schwatz m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

chinwag

[ˈtʃɪnˌwæg] n (Brit) (fam) to have a chinwagfare una chiacchierata
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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So sorry, I ain't giving up my chinwags and bitchfests.
I have had a lot of chinwags over a pint with him in the Rock.
Alas, the pair have collaborated on Miley's not ironically titled new album Bangerz with a track called SMS (Bangerz), so they have probably had time for some chinwags.
But at least, Frank, I know better than to put a mortar up Her Maj by revealing private chinwags.
He loves his late-night chinwags with Coolio and the gang talking about fitba, politics and music.
But while his chinwags and jamming sessions with his first guests, The Police, were, at times, painfully stilted, it was worth an earlier slot than this - 11.05pm, perhaps.
TONY Blair cuts an impressive figure as he chinwags with George W.
Builders Club, Wood Street, fine beers when it was cheap, great music live or when our very own Graham Philpott was spinning the vinyl and good chinwags with mates.
Will & Grace's Eric McCormack (above), Saffron Aldridge and Elton's right-hand man David Furniture, who also chinwags with Sadie Frost (left) ...
During the same shift, Melville twice stopped for chinwags with friends in a churchyard, and visited a post office and a clothes shop.