chin-chin

interjection
\ˈchinˌchin\

Definition of chin-chin 

(Entry 1 of 3)

used to express greeting or farewell

chin-chin

intransitive verb
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chin-chinned; chin-chinned; chin-chinning; chin-chins

Definition of chin-chin (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : to make a request ceremoniously : converse politely

2 : to talk especially casually or at random

chin-chin

noun
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plural -s

Definition of chin-chin (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : ceremonious talk : salutation

2 : casual or trivial talk : chatter idle chin-chin to pass a hot afternoon

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History and Etymology for chin-chin

Interjection

Chinese (Pekingese) ch'ing3, ch'ing3-ch'ing3, an expression of courtesy

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