Definition of chit-chat in English:

chit-chat

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informal

noun

[mass noun]

verb

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  • Talk about trivial matters: I can’t stand around chit-chatting
    More example sentences
    • The last thing this hotel will be is a wee B&B with a wee landlady who's forever chit-chatting to you.
    • I was happily floating around to different groups all night, talking, chit-chatting, catching up with some old faces and taking silly pictures.
    • I see them hanging out every morning together, chit-chatting.

Origin

late 17th century: reduplication of chat1.

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