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chatty

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adjective chat·ty \ˈcha-tē\

Simple Definition of chatty

  • : tending to talk a lot : fond of chatting

  • : having an informal style that is similar to friendly speech

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chatty

chattierchattiest

  1. 1 :  fond of chatting :  talkative <a chatty neighbor>

  2. 2 :  having the style and manner of light familiar conversation <a chatty letter>

chattily play \ˈcha-tə-lē\ adverb
chattiness play \ˈcha-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of chatty in a sentence

  1. a chatty book about his life in politics

  2. <a time when campers were expected to write a chatty letter to their folks every week>



1756

First Known Use of chatty

1756

Rhymes with chatty


CHATTY Defined for Kids

chatty

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adjective chat·ty \ˈcha-tē\

Definition of chatty for Students

chattierchattiest

  1. 1 :  tending to talk a lot : 

  2. 2 :  having the style and manner of friendly conversation <a chatty letter>





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