Examples of chitchat in a Sentence
We exchanged some chitchat about the weather.
a bit of chitchat over lunch with people we hadn't seen in a while
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The two start out, as so many couples do, making awkward chitchat before tumbling into bed.
The chitchat between the men is enough to suggest entire lives.
And no form of personal chitchat surpasses the joy of basking in two exes who are still totally cool.
The no-nonsense questioning often resembles a cross-examination, with little of the congenial chitchat that peppers many senators’ questions.
But Eno is less concerned with big story arcs than with the tiny bombshells sprinkled among seemingly idle chitchat.
To his surprise, the President just wanted to chitchat.
Rather than the usual milling around at vote time, when senators from both parties mix it up with slaps on the back and chitchat, many members began the series of votes on this April morning sitting quietly at their desks.
As the guys, joined by another friend (Alex Moffat), try to chitchat, the women fear for their lives.
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Origin and Etymology of chitchat
First Known Use: 1605See Words from the same year
Synonymsbackchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-tête
Related Wordscolloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap
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