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chatty

[chat-ee] /ˈtʃæt i/
adjective, chattier, chattiest.
1.
characterized by friendly and informal talk or writing, often about minor or personal matters:
a long, chatty letter from my sister.
2.
given to such talk:
a lovable, chatty old man.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; chat1 + -y1
Related forms
chattily, adverb
chattiness, noun
Synonyms
1. talky, voluble, gossipy, talkative, newsy.
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British Dictionary definitions for chattily

chatty

/ˈtʃætɪ/
adjective -tier, -tiest
1.
full of trivial conversation; talkative
2.
informal and friendly; gossipy a chatty letter
Derived Forms
chattily, adverb
chattiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for chattily

chatty

adj.

"fond of chatting," 1746, from chat + -y (2). Related: Chattily; chattiness.

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