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  • n. light informal conversation for social occasions


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  • People who insist on speaking via phone suck up the time they wanted you to spend on their project, and don†™ t communicate anything in the thirty minutes of chin-wagging that couldn†™ t communicated in, oh, three lines of email.

    Should You Turn Off Your Telephone?

  • The so-called "subprime meltdown" caused a lot of chin-wagging on Capitol Hill in the past month and will continue into next week when Congress holds hearings to publicly scold the industry leaders and discuss ways they can "save" homeowners.

    Don't Rush To Regulate

  • In love, they can stay up for hours just chin-wagging.


  • Of course the men were frightfully keen, and it took me all my time to stop them from chin-wagging.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • Thus, after a long course of lip-moving and chin-wagging on the part of the Proprietor, we read the helpful words: --

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, May 3, 1916

  • If you're interested in the media chin-wagging, go here.


  • As the opening ceremonies draw nearer, hockey legend Wayne Gretzky engages in some chin-wagging with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson in Yaletown Wednesday. Top Stories

  • Too often, speaking generally, Canada gets bogged down in semantics, endlessly chin-wagging about how we should choose something, let alone actually making a decision.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • I mean, would George Bush and Vlad Putin eating mouldy rice cooked in mud while chin-wagging in a Scottish castle honestly result in decisions that better improved the food available to Africans? - Comments

  • The talks, symposia and highbrow chin-wagging will be held at some of Dalston's finest creative hubs, including Rio Cinema, The Vortex, and Cafe Oto.



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