Pronunciation: (chat), [key]
—v., chat•ted, chat•ting,
to converse in a familiar or informal manner.
chat up, Chiefly Brit.
a. to talk flirtatiously with.
b. to talk to in a friendly, open way.
1. informal conversation: We had a pleasant chat.
2. any of several small Old World thrushes, esp. of the genus Saxicola, having a chattering cry.
3. See yellow-breasted chat.
(esp. in Bordeaux wines) Château.
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