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

1 sense of chit chat

Sense 1
chitchat, chit-chat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerie -- (light informal conversation for social occasions)
       => chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose -- (an informal conversation)

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

1 sense of chit-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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