chat up

phrasal verb
chatted up; chatting up; chats up

Definition of chat up

informal
: to talk informally with (someone, such as someone one is attracted to) He tried to chat up a girl at the dance.

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“Chat up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chat%20up. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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