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chin–wag

noun, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of chin–wag

  1. friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this <a tireless practitioner of chin-wag, she makes every other talker seem a little taciturn> Synonyms backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteRelated Words colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap




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