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Noun1.chit-chat - light informal conversation for social occasionschit-chat - light informal conversation for social occasions
chat, confab, confabulation, schmoose, schmooze - an informal conversation
Verb1.chit-chat - talk socially without exchanging too much informationchit-chat - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
converse, discourse - carry on a conversation
jawbone, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze - talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
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References in classic literature ?
Having entreated the old lady and gentleman to set their minds at rest on these absorbing points, for they might rely on his statement being the correct one, Mr Chuckster entertained them with theatrical chit-chat and the court circular; and so wound up a brilliant and fascinating conversation which he had maintained alone, and without any assistance whatever, for upwards of three-quarters of an hour.
On this rencontre they all returned to the house together, there to lounge away the time as they could with sofas, and chit-chat, and Quarterly Reviews, till the return of the others, and the arrival of dinner.
We will begin at the time when the subject of the Colonies first showed a tendency to creep menacingly into the daily chit-chat of his Uncle Frederick.
In Bol Nights with Ahsan Khan, the actor will be playing host and inviting stars over for some "chit-chat".
Sharing his selfie with a PIA personnel on the microblogging website, Twitter, the German envoy said he enjoyed the 'chit-chat' during the journey.
Moderated by Adeel Hashmi, the session went quite informal and interesting as with Mira Hashmi's chit-chat with the panellists.
Daughters of CM played different games with SOS village children and had chit-chat with them, who expressed great joy and gratitude in the company of their guests.
The 34-year-old UCD graduate and wife of retired Ireland hero Robbie said there "has been chit-chat" about her waltzing onto the ratings-winning reality TV gig.
There was precious little chit-chat between songs - save a fluffed intro earning Al Jardine a fine.
Yet random bus stop chit-chat masks hidden strengths.
I met him once - the usual shake hands, chit-chat etc - and I even gave him a little present made by some unemployed youths in the Rhondda at a workshop where at the time I was manager.
Goldfinches from their trees still play, their chit-chat sweet and true.