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Synonyms and Antonyms of chatty

  1. 1 having the style and content of everyday conversation <a time when campers were expected to write a chatty letter to their folks every week> Synonyms chattery, colloquial, conversational, dishy, gossipy, newsy Related Words casual, familiar, informal, intimate, tell-all; digressive, discursive, rambling; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative Near Antonyms ceremonious, dignified, elevated, formal, solemn, stately Antonyms bookish, literary

  2. 2 fond of talking or conversation <a chatty older woman who talked to everyone that walked by> Synonyms blabby, talkative, conversational, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, motormouthed, mouthy, talkyRelated Words communicative, expansive; demonstrative, effusive, gushing; free-spoken, outspoken, unreserved, vocal; articulate, fluent, glib, voluble, well-spoken; gossipy, talebearing, tale-telling; long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociableNear Antonyms quiet, shy; mum, mute, silent, speechless, tongue-tied, wordless; evasive, nonvocal, secretive, self-contained; aloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, retiring, unsociable, withdrawnAntonyms closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative

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