Definition of video chat in English:

video chat

Syllabification: vid·e·o chat


A face-to-face conversation held over the Internet by means of webcams and dedicated software: both sons are now in China, and she often has video chats with them when she is in New York
More example sentences
  • It's about a firefighter who can download the design of a burning building onto a handheld device; a student who can take classes with a digital textbook; or a patient who can have face-to-face video chats with her doctor.
  • It won't have a still camera facing outbound, but will have a movie-grade camera facing the user for video chats.
  • Tip: When participating in audio or video chats only the person who starts the call can add more people.


(video-chat) (video-chats, video-chatting, video-chatted) [no object] Back to top  
Take part in a video chat: I video-chat with my parents in Hawaii about once a week
More example sentences
  • The proliferation of cam sites (where you can video-chat with a live model compounded the industry's problems.
  • They're either video-chatting, doing their homework or reading.
  • I've been video-chatting with Alec a lot these past few days, and am feeling everyone else deserves visual treats too.

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