What does CHAT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose(noun)

    an informal conversation

  2. New World chat, chat(noun)

    birds having a chattering call

  3. Old World chat, chat(verb)

    songbirds having a chattering call

  4. chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit(verb)

    talk socially without exchanging too much information

    "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chat(verb)

    to talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip

  2. Chat(verb)

    to talk of

  3. Chat(noun)

    light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip

  4. Chat(noun)

    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

  5. Chat(noun)

    a twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit

  6. Chat(noun)

    small stones with ore


  1. Chat

    Chats are a group of small Old World insectivorous birds formerly classed as members of the thrush family Turdidae, but now considered Old World flycatchers. This name is normally applied to the robust ground-feeding flycatchers found in Europe and Asia; these make up most of the subfamily Saxicolinae. There are a large number of genera. Most northern species are strong migrants. Other songbirds called "chats" are: ⁕Australian chats, genera Ashbyia and Epthianura of the honeyeater family. They belong to a more ancient lineage than Saxicolinae. ⁕American chats, genus Granatellus of the cardinal family, formerly placed in the wood-warbler family. They belong to a more modern lineage than Saxicolinae. ⁕Yellow-breasted Chat, an enigmatic North American songbird tentatively placed in the wood-warbler family; its true relationships are unresolved.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chat

    chat, v.i. to talk idly or familiarly:—pr.p. chat′ting; pa.p. chat′ted.—n. familiar, idle talk.—n. Chat′tiness.—adj. Chat′ty, given to chat, talkative. [Short for Chatter.]

  2. Chat

    chat, n. a genus of small birds in the thrush family, of which the wheatear is a familiar example. [From the sound of their voice.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CHAT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3109

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CHAT' in Verbs Frequency: #937

How to pronounce CHAT?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say CHAT in sign language?

  1. chat


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CHAT in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CHAT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of CHAT in a Sentence

  1. Eldridge Cleaver:

    Too much agreement kills the chat.

  2. Ugochukwu Michael:

    When they come, we just sit and chat.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Alright, let's chat later at the end of the meeting, okay ?

  4. Rory McIlroy:

    I'm going to have so many people I knew who are going to want to stop me and chat.

  5. Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa:

    Let’s take a look back at some of the most memorable host chat moments we have had together.

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  • محادثة, دردشةArabic
  • söhbətAzerbaijani
  • бъбря, чатя, чат, разговарямBulgarian
  • xat, xerrarCatalan, Valencian
  • povídatCzech
  • chatte, snakke, sludreDanish
  • unterhalten, schwatzen, Chat, chatten, Geplauder, Schmätzer, Gespräch, klönen, Schwatz, plaudernGerman
  • ψιλοκουβεντιάζω, τηλεσυνδιάσκεψη, τηλεσυνδιασκέπτομαι, κουβεντούλα, ικτερίς, ψιλοκουβέντα, συνομιλώGreek
  • chat, platicar, charla, charlarSpanish
  • گپ زدن, گپيدن, گپPersian
  • tsättäillä, lörpötellä, keskustelu, turista, jutella, rupattelu, horista, rupatella, chatti, juttelu, rikastusjäte, chatata, puhella, tsättiFinnish
  • placoter, bavarder, jaserFrench
  • seanchasScottish Gaelic
  • ꌧꈿNuosu
  • chiacchieraItalian
  • チャット, おしゃべりJapanese
  • fabulorLatin
  • sembang, bualMalay
  • tpaċpiċMaltese
  • chat, gesprek, babbelen, geklets, kletspraat, chatten, kletsen, gebabbel, tapuit, babbelDutch
  • samtaleNorwegian Nynorsk
  • prat, chat, chatte, samtaleNorwegian
  • conversar, bate-papo, papear, conversa, bater papo, chat, papoPortuguese
  • чатиться, разговаривать, чат, чекан, болтовня, болтатьRussian
  • samtal, konversation, snacka, konversera, chatta, tjatt, snack, prata, tjatta, småprat, småprataSwedish
  • คุยกันThai
  • sohbet, kasavan, konuşmaTurkish

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