verb (used without object), chit·chat·ted, chit·chat·ting.
Origin of chitchat
Examples from the Web for chitchat
The messages from the fake Bolton began with chitchat, and expressed a desire to get together after all these years.
During our talk, I learned immediately that Allred does not have time for chitchat.
Chitchat, chit′chat, n. chatting or idle talk: prattle: gossip.
British Dictionary definitions for chitchat
verb -chats, -chatting or -chatted
Word Origin and History for chitchat
also chit-chat, 1710, diminishing reduplicated form of chat. The verb is attested from 1821. Related: Chitchatting.