Definition of Chin-wagging
1. Noun. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
Generic synonyms: Chat, Confab, Confabulation, Schmoose, Schmooze
Derivative terms: Chitchat, Chitchat, Chitchat, Gabby, Gossip, Gossipy, Tittle-tattle
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Literary usage of Chin-wagging
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Crimson Conquest: A Romance of Pizarro and Peru by Charles Bradford Hudson (1907)
"As Rogelio entered and stood blinking at the brilliancy, his fat chin wagging with renewed rage at their effrontery, they surveyed him a moment, ..."
2. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1851)
"... bent almost double, palsy-stricken, her arms and limbs shaking, her head nodding, her chin wagging, her snowy locks hanging about her wrinkled visage, ..."
3. Through Rhodesia with the Sharpshooters by Rennie Stevenson (1901)
"Our officers tried all their persuasive powers to at least make them get aboard and get steam up ; but, no! the chin wagging still went on. ..."