Definition of chat:
- A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow- breasted chat ( I. viridis), and the long- tailed chat ( I. longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidae, as the stonechat, and whinchat.
- A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.
- Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.
- Small stones with ore.
- To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.
- To talk of.
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- conversation (part of speech: noun)
- speech (part of speech: noun)
- converse (part of speech: verb)
- "The House of Torchy", Sewell Ford.
- "Franklin Kane", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.
- "The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces", John Kendrick Bangs.