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.
Google is my best friend and my worst enemy. It's fabulous for research, but then it becomes addictive. I'll have a character eating an orange, and next thing I'm Googling types of oranges, I'm visiting chat rooms about oranges, I'm learning the history of the orange. Liane Moriarty
The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat. Dave Barry
Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat. Russell Crowe
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