chin-wag
chin-wag chin-wag, chin-wagging chin-wagging . a light informal conversation for social occasions.

Syn: chitchat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin-wag, causerie. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chin-wag — [chin′wag΄] [Informal, Chiefly Brit.] Chiefly Brit. Informal vi. chin wagged, chin wagging to engage in informal or idle conversation; chat or gossip n. an informal or idle conversation * * * …   Universalium

  • chin-wag — [chin′wag΄] [Informal, Chiefly Brit.] Chiefly Brit. Informal vi. chin wagged, chin wagging to engage in informal or idle conversation; chat or gossip n. an informal or idle conversation …   English World dictionary

  • chin|wag — «CHIHN WAG», verb, wagged, wag|ging, noun. Slang. –v.i. to make idle talk; chatter: »chinwagging with other nannies in the park (Maclean s). –n. chatter: »This was honest to goodness, man to man chinwag (Punch) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin-wag — noun light informal conversation for social occasions • Syn: ↑chitchat, ↑chit chat, ↑chit chat, ↑small talk, ↑gab, ↑gabfest, ↑gossip, ↑tittle tattle, ↑chin wag, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin wag — noun light informal conversation for social occasions • Syn: ↑chitchat, ↑chit chat, ↑chit chat, ↑small talk, ↑gab, ↑gabfest, ↑gossip, ↑tittle tattle, ↑chin wag, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin wag — See a chin wag …   English idioms

  • chin-wag — noun Date: 1879 slang conversation, chat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chin Wag — This is another word for a Chat. You can probably tell why! …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • chin-wag — n. (Slang) chat, conversation, talk, chitchat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chin-wag — Noun. A conversation or chat. Verb. To chat, talk …   English slang and colloquialisms

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