chat room


Definition of chat room

: a real-time online interactive discussion group

Examples of chat room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her daughter has severe food allergies, and now there is a Humu chat room for people coping with the same issues. New York Times, 24 Jan. 2021 In 2013, two friends who met in a chat room created Dogecoin as a joke. New York Times, 15 May 2021 In December 2018 and January 2019, Langhorne in a chat room expressed interest in making a video on how to improve the organization’s bomb-making capabilities, prosecutors say. Garfield Hylton,, 14 May 2021 Many extremist leaders say recruits still need to gather in person or their movement will be little more than a many-tentacled chat room. Marc Fisher, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Apr. 2021 The crowd actually was going wild, but the only way to tell was by reading the comments in the online chat room., 15 Apr. 2021 Crucially, the medium (ie the online chat room) was no hindrance to the ability of the group to interpret the emotions of their peers or to contribute fully to the tasks at hand. Adi Gaskell, Forbes, 8 Apr. 2021 Wolters said investigators were able to link Brueckner to a Skype chat room for pedophiles in 2013, according to the report. Stephanie Pagones, Fox News, 2 Mar. 2021 The goal is genuine and heartfelt content, not clickbait and Ganjoo has since expanded the conversation to Clubhouse, the invite-only chat room app. Mehrunnisa Wani, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of chat room

1986, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jun 2021

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“Chat room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of chat room

: a Web site or computer program that allows people to send messages to each other instantly over the Internet

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Kids Definition of chat room

: a Web site or computer program that allows people to send messages to each other instantly over the Internet

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