Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chat

3 senses of chat

Sense 1
chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose -- (an informal conversation)
       => conversation -- (the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.)

Sense 2
New World chat, chat -- (birds having a chattering call)
       => New World warbler, wood warbler -- (small bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song)

Sense 3
Old World chat, chat -- (songbirds having a chattering call)
       => thrush -- (songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chat

1 sense of chat

Sense 1
chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit -- (talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze")
       => converse, discourse -- (carry on a conversation)

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