To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.
To talk of.
Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.
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.
The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat. Dave Barry
When famous people come up to you it's a bit weird, but it's an honour, really, when they recognise you and want to chat to you for a bit. Wayne Rooney
I've had great pleasure meeting the likes of Newt Gingrich and having a chat with the fellow on a staircase. I found him completely dishonest and totally likeable, because he doesn't care! He knows what a politician is, and he's a perfect embodiment of one. John Lydon
I've heard rumors about myself that are true - and nobody likes that. But there's actually something very liberating when you hear a false rumor because you realize there's nothing you can do. People are going to say whatever they want - especially on chat boards. Christian Borle
chat in Danish is snakke
chat in Dutch is praten, keuvelen, babbelen
chat in French is causerie, bavarder
chat in Italian is farneticare, chiacchierare
chat in Portuguese is bate-papo
chat in Spanish is charlar, trapalear, platicar