- characterized by friendly and informal talk or writing, often about minor or personal matters: a long, chatty letter from my sister.
- given to such talk: a lovable, chatty old man.
Origin of chatty
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Related Wordsgrandiloquence, wordiness, verboseness, prolixity, verbosity, logorrhea, loquaciousness, talkativeness, volubility, glibness, chattiness
Examples from the Web for chattiness
But when Bradish appeared, answering the captain's summons, all his chattiness had left him.Blow The Man Down
The result is a mixture of formality and chattiness which seems to me all wrong.Once a Week
Alan Alexander Milne
But Phil cannot so deftly change the color of his talk; his chattiness has all gone from him.
- full of trivial conversation; talkative
- informal and friendly; gossipya chatty letter
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Word Origin and History for chattiness
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