Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Inclined to chat; friendly and talkative.
  • adjective Full of or in the style of light informal talk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Given to free conversation or chatting; talkative.
  • Conversational and entertaining in style; unconventional; easy: as, a chatty letter.
  • noun In India, an earthen pot, nearly spherical in shape, used for carrying water and other liquids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A porous earthen pot used in India for cooling water, etc.
  • adjective Given to light, familiar talk; talkative.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective informal Of a person, chatting a lot or fond of chatting.
  • adjective informal Of a text or speech, expressed in a conversational style.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective full of trivial conversation
  • adjective prone to friendly informal communication

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Examples

  • Parallel is not "chatty" - for example, it doesn't report progress or partial results.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Travels in West Africa

  • 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.

    Travels in West Africa

  • 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.

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  • (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.

    Time's Arrow

  • (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.

    The Reading Experience

  • (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.

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  • 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.

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  • Calling Japan's recent string of short-lived prime ministers as "chatty" but weak, she said: "We will have a real [prime minister] soon."

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