The messages from the fake Bolton began with chitchat, and expressed a desire to get together after all these years.
During our talk, I learned immediately that Allred does not have time for chitchat.
I cannot chitchat with Scotchmen while you are at Keswick, childless!
chitchat, chit′chat, n. chatting or idle talk: prattle: gossip.
Talk, esp relaxed and idle conversation; chin music: The members were enjoying a bit of chitchat when the gavel sounded (1710+)