chinwag

[ chin-wag ]
/ ˈtʃɪnˌwæg /
Slang.

verb (used without object), chin·wagged, chin·wag·ging.

to chat idly; gossip.

noun

an idle chat; gossiping.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. chinookan,
  2. chinos,
  3. chinquapin,
  4. chintz,
  5. chintzy,
  6. chinwangtao,
  7. chiné,
  8. chioggia,
  9. chiono-,
  10. chionodoxa

Origin of chinwag

First recorded in 1875–80; chin + wag

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British Dictionary definitions for chinwag

chinwag

/ (ˈtʃɪnˌwæɡ) /

noun

British informal a chat or gossipy conversation
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