Definition of chitchat:
piffle, reproof, take to task, scold, gibber, chat, trounce, manducate, newsmonger, chew, inspect, prate, shoot the breeze, small talk, yap away, chew the fat, table talk, gossiper, bring down, claver, have words, click, travel to, confer, dish the dirt, chin-wag, tittle-tattle, see, rattle on, schmooze, jaw, waffle, rebuke, lambaste, chaffer, maunder, chin-wagging, dress down, tête-à-tête, rag, rumourmonger, twaddle, consult, chew up, rap, call in, chit-chat, yack away, heart-to-heart, blab, yak, backchat, remonstrate, comment, call on the carpet, gab, confab, chin music, chatter, clack, masticate, visit, chide, causerie, call, gossip, gas, higgle, inflict, impose, jangle, call down, bawl out, conversation, scuttlebutt, banter, blabber, yack, huckster, rumormonger, palaver, gossipmonger, cackle, claver, natter, gabfest, words, confabulate, berate, reprimand, lambast, confabulation, haggle, gabble, repartee, chew out.
- speak (part of speech: verb)
- speech (part of speech: noun)
- "Victory", Lester del Rey.
- "Legacy", James H Schmitz.
- "Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches", T. S. Arthur.