Definitions

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  • n. the state of being chatty

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being chatty, or of talking easily and pleasantly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being chatty; talkativeness.

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Examples

  • Henrik Jansson reviews Swedish author Pia Hintze's new novel Ă„lskling in Hbl, and although he has some reservations about what he calls the occasional "chattiness" of the style, he points to Hintze's ability to uncover and portray the reality of relationships and new parenthood in a way that's unusual, as it tears away the layers of social convention and secrecy that still surround many of the issues involved.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Step 7: The Network View - Analyze the "chattiness"

    Haddock Links

  • "chattiness", ie, the number of alerts, is automatically turned down by about 50 per cent when an MP is installed in SCE compared to SCOM.

    ZDNET.com.au

  • Blog posts are often like that too, brain dumps full of chattiness without really going anywhere ...

    different answers

  • An unmuzzled Blagojevich launched into his latest campaign Thursday, taking the stand for the first time since his legal saga began in an attempt to sway jurors with the same charm and chattiness that helped him twice get elected governor.

    Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich takes stand for 2nd day

  • Asked to elaborate, Paysinger described Martin's bubbly attitude and incorrigible chattiness.

    Giants Leader Relishes His Special Duty

  • For instance, Dick Grayson has since come to be known as the chatty one, and when he's talking to Damian I more take it as him explaining why Bruce was okay with it and didn't stop his natural chattiness than why Bruce would encourage it.

    Why We Quip

  • At their worst, they could combine the run-on chattiness of an e-mail thread among friends with the privacy issues you fear when friends tag you in photos, video and notes.

    Facebook's news: data downloading, new friend groups, more app oversight

  • Hall, who in person has an aversion to chattiness, not unlike Dexter, says the cancer is now in full remission, but admits the experience changed him.

    Exclusive Dexter Preview: Sins of the Father

  • Freud's chattiness makes him Dr. Markel's central character.

    A Miracle Drug's Dark Side

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