Definition of Chatty

1. Adjective. Full of trivial conversation. "Kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"




2. Adjective. Prone to friendly informal communication.
Exact synonyms: Gossipy, Newsy
Similar to: Communicative, Communicatory
Derivative terms: Chat, Gossip

Definition of Chatty

1. a. Given to light, familiar talk; talkative.

2. n. A porous earthen pot used in India for cooling water, etc.

Definition of Chatty

1. Adjective. (informal) Of a person, chatting a lot or fond of chatting. ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) Of a text or speech, expressed in a conversational style. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chatty

1. talkative [adj -TIER, -TIEST] : CHATTILY [adv] - See also: talkative

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chatty

chatterings
chatters
chattery
chatti
chattier
chatties
chattiest
chattily
chattiness
chattinesses
chatting
chatting up
chattis
chatty (current term)
chaturanga
chatwood
chaud-medley
chaud-medleys
chaudron
chaufe
chaufed
chaufer
chaufers
chaufes
chauff
chauffed
chauffer
chauffer's fracture

Literary usage of Chatty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America by Fredrika Bremer, Mary Botham Howitt (1858)
"Now adieu to this long, chatty epistle, and a hearty à Dieu to my little friend. LETTER X. Boston, February 1st. MOST hearty thanks, my dear little heart, ..."

2. Charles Lamb: His Friends, His Haunts, and His Books by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1866)
"chatty-Briant (Chateaubriand) is well, I hope. " I think I have no more news; only give both our loves (' all three,' says Dash) to Mrs. Patmore, ..."

3. Concord: Historic, Literary and Picturesque by George Bradford Bartlett (1885)
"Years ago the chatty, little Frederika Bremer paid a long visit here, a brisk old lad}-, as restless as her tongue and pen. Here Margaret Fuller and the ..."

4. Life with the Trotters by John Splan (1889)
"Budd Doble writes in a chatty and interesting manner of Goldsmith Maid and Dexter—How the famous brown gelding was placed in his stable by Hiram ..."

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