informal Chat in a leisurely and prolonged way: we were chewing the fat, telling stories about the old days
More example sentences
- Oh yeah, the record itself is pretty much a narrative with its own theory, and obviously I love chewing the fat about it.
- But personally, I think the line has been crossed when they pull up a bar stool next to you and start chewing the fat.
- He comes across as your next-door neighbour chewing the fat with you, hoping that things will improve with time.
chat, talk, converse, speak to each other, discuss things, have a talk, have a chat, have a tête-à-tête, have a conversation
Australian/New Zealand informal mag