Chat

Definition of Chat

Pronunciation: chăt
v. i.1.To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.
[imp. & p. p. Chatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Chatting.]
To chat a while on their adventures.
- Dryden.
v. t.1.To talk of.
n.1.Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.
Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat,
With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.
- Pope.
2.(Zool.) A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria viridis), and the long-tailed chat (Icteria longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat.
Bush chat
(Zool.) See under Bush.
1.A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.
2.(Mining) Small stones with ore.
Chat potatoes
small potatoes, such as are given to swine.

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