Origin of chitchat
OTHER WORDS FROM chitchatchitchatty, adjective
Words nearby chitchat
How to use chitchat in a sentence
The fireworks, drinking and amplified chitchat around the smoker — those were all fine.Vegan barbecue is carving out a place in traditional meat-smoking regions|Jess Eng|September 2, 2021|Washington Post
On the occasions I opt for in-store shopping instead of curbside pickup, masks make it hard to spark natural chitchat with strangers in stores.Help, I’m Obsessed with Chiropractors on Instagram|Grace Perry|April 21, 2021|Outside Online
Briggs and company were wary of dating not just because it was new, but also because they felt sure men expected far more than chitchat for their cash by night’s end.When Dating Could Get You Handcuffed … And Not in the Fun Way|Nick Fouriezos|March 25, 2021|Ozy
He urged members to avoid chitchat and any specifics about future actions.“This Is War”: Inside the Secret Chat Where Far-Right Extremists Devised Their Post-Capitol Plans|by Logan Jaffe and Jack Gillum|January 28, 2021|ProPublica
The idea of flipping Texas A&M and Ohio State did come up and stir some chitchat in the committee room, as chairman Gary Barta, the athletic director at Iowa, said on ESPN.Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State stay at top of College Football Playoff rankings|Chuck Culpepper|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
The messages from the fake Bolton began with chitchat, and expressed a desire to get together after all these years.
I had access to the same data, but not the same discussions, the things that are dropped in casual chitchat.
During our talk, I learned immediately that Allred does not have time for chitchat.
Frank spurns the empty chitchat and flattery that make up so much of Washington conversation.Barney Frank Throws In the Towel, Won’t Seek Reelection in 2012|Michelle Cottle|November 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
And after enough chitchat to warrant three rounds of quarters for the parking meter, Odenkirk has to go.
This informal chitchat, addressed chiefly to the amateur naturalist, became an easy habit with Jefferies.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
I considered it best, however, before doing so, to ease things along with a little informal chitchat.Right Ho, Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse
I cannot chitchat with Scotchmen while you are at Keswick, childless!Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The interval before dinner, a tolerably long one, is filled up by pleasant chitchat, chiefly in English.A Trip to Cuba|Julia Ward Howe
This is the letter that Franklin said was mere chitchat between themselves over the second bottle.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce