chat

[tสƒรฆt]

chat Definition

  • 1an informal conversation between two or more people, in which news and ideas are exchanged
  • 2talk in a friendly and informal way

Using chat: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "chat" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I had a chat with my boss about the new project.

  • Example

    We sat down and chatted for hours.

  • Example

    Let's grab a coffee and have a chat.

  • Example

    She chatted with her friends on the phone for hours.

chat Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for chat

Idioms Using chat

  • chat someone's ear off

    to talk to someone for a long time, especially in a way that is boring or annoying

    Example

    I had to leave the party early because Jane was chatting my ear off.

  • to talk continuously and without stopping

    Example

    She chatted away on the phone for hours.

  • to talk to someone in a way that shows that you are sexually attracted to them

    Example

    He tried to chat her up at the bar.

Phrases with chat

  • chat up

    talk to someone in a way that shows that you are sexually attracted to them

    Example

    He tried to chat her up at the bar.

  • to talk to someone in a friendly and informal way

    Example

    Let's have a chat over coffee.

  • a television or radio programme in which famous people are asked questions about themselves and their work

    Example

    The Ellen Show is a popular chat show in the US.

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Summary: chat in Brief

The term 'chat' [tสƒรฆt] refers to an informal conversation between two or more people, often involving the exchange of news and ideas. It can also mean to talk in a friendly and informal way. Examples include 'I had a chat with my boss about the new project,' and 'Let's grab a coffee and have a chat.' The phrase 'chat up' denotes talking to someone in a way that shows sexual attraction, while 'chat show' refers to a TV or radio program where famous people are interviewed.

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