chatty

adjective chat·ty \ ˈcha-tē \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

Definition of chatty

chattier; chattiest
1 : fond of chatting : talkative
  • a chatty neighbor
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

Recent Examples of chatty from the Web

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First Known Use of chatty

1756

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CHATTY Defined for English Language Learners

chatty

Definition of chatty for English Language Learners

  • : tending to talk a lot : fond of chatting

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


CHATTY Defined for Kids

chatty

adjective chat·ty \ ˈcha-tē \

Definition of chatty for Students

chattier; chattiest
1 : tending to talk a lot :
2 : having the style and manner of friendly conversation
  • a chatty letter


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