chatty

play
adjective chat·ty \ˈcha-tē\

Definition of chatty

chattier

;

chattiest

  1. 1 :  fond of chatting :  talkative a chatty neighbor

  2. 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

1756

First Known Use of chatty

1756


CHATTY Defined for English Language Learners

chatty

play
adjective chat·ty \ˈcha-tē\

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

play
adjective chat·ty \ˈcha-tē\

Definition of chatty for Students

chattier

;

chattiest

  1. 1 :  tending to talk a lot : 

  2. 2 :  having the style and manner of friendly conversation a chatty letter



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up chatty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being altered or controlled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!