American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Inclined to chat; friendly and talkative.
- adj. Full of or in the style of light informal talk: a chatty letter.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Given to free conversation or chatting; talkative.
- Conversational and entertaining in style; unconventional; easy: as, a chatty letter.
- n. In India, an earthen pot, nearly spherical in shape, used for carrying water and other liquids.
- adj. informal Of a person, chatting a lot or fond of chatting.
- adj. informal Of a text or speech, expressed in a conversational style.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Given to light, familiar talk; talkative.
- n. A porous earthen pot used in India for cooling water, etc.
- adj. full of trivial conversation
- adj. prone to friendly informal communication
“Parallel is not "chatty" - for example, it doesn't report progress or partial results.”
“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.”
“This is what Lady MacDonald would term a chatty little incident; and my hair begins to rise as I remember what I have been told about those Fans and the indications I have already seen of its being true when on the Upper Ogowe.”
“Anyway, if OM is slow to cough up any snippets about old girlfriends, fiancees or even wives, he makes up for it by being very chatty, which is great as I've dated many a man who has gone silent as soon as the waitress has taken the order.”
“(Chapter 2) The narrator's letters act neither as "chatty" correspondence nor as a narrative device that substitutes for conventional expository narration but could just as easily be replaced with some other device that gets the story told.”
“A man once rumored not to exist, he can never be the subject of the kind of chatty, conventional biography Pochna has written of Dior.”
“Calling Japan's recent string of short-lived prime ministers as "chatty" but weak, she said: "We will have a real [prime minister] soon.”
“The literary blogosphere has now expanded to include more comprehensive and sustained commentary (including by many of the original bloggers themselves), but most of its critics seem fixated on what they perceive as the "chatty" qualities of the link-and-comment style of blogging.”
“Ms. Stagg, the former senior editor of Rodale Interactive, will have an "editor in chief-like role" on the site, editing articles and honing its authoritative but "chatty" voice.”
“Christiania is a hot-bed of gossip, and its press one of the most "chatty" in the world.”
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