In one, he chatted about his favorite sports—ping-pong and cricket—with visiting Indian cricketers.
We chatted for a bit while I pulled on my clothes, him sitting Indian style.
Todd Palin chatted with reporters at a coffee shop in Pennsylvania after touring the Gettysburg battlefields.
Several stayed to visit a bit longer; some shared a community meal, others just chatted with friends.
As class was ending, I chatted with a student named Vincent Torres, a freshman from Commerce City, Colo.
That's a pity, for you could have chatted with Herr Ignaz in it.
He chatted with the boys for some time, and asked them a great deal about their plans.
She waxed less shy, and chatted to her companions,—even daring to ask questions, a thing her aunts never permitted.
We had chatted a bare five minutes, when again he lifted his head.
The Doctor received him kindly, and introduced him into his library, where they chatted in a familiar way for some time.
mid-15c., "talk idly, babble," short for chatter (v.). Meaning "to converse familiarly" is from 1550s. Sense of "flirt with, ingratiate oneself with" (in later use often with up (adv.)) is from 1898. Related: Chatted; chatting.
1520s, "chatter, frivolous talk;" see chat (v.). Meaning "familiar conversation" is from 1570s. Chat show, for what in U.S. is a talk show, attested from 1969. Chat room in the online sense is attested by 1994, from the days when AOL ruled the Web.
The capability of exchanging personal messages on a computer network: As you play, you can exchange typedmessages—that'sa featurecalled ''chat'' incomputer lingo—with other players (1980+ Computer)