talk in a friendly way about unimportant topics
friendly informal conversation
"the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
O, how I long to have some chat with her!
出自：Taming of Shrew , Shakespeare
Scarce list'ning to their idle chat.
'I am writing my memoirs.' 'Theatre chat?'
出自： I. Murdoch
The remainder..chatted with one another.
出自： T. F. Powys
They were chatted to in the streets.
出自： M. Laski
We sat..chatting of nothing in particular.
出自： P. H. Johnson
Mary and Nancy chatted away across the room.
玛丽和南希一个在房间这一端,一个在房间那一端闲聊着。 chat away about sth
They were chatting away about old times.
The two friends chatted away to each other about the weather.
We chatted about the Russian ballet which is to give its first-night performance next week.
I wouldn't try chatting her up if I were you.
He likes chatting up the newcomers.
She chatted up the producer in the hope of getting a part in his next film.
Peter is at his usual tricks again, chatting up the girls.
She was being chatted up by a young man when I arrived on the scene.
He was happily chatting with Jack.
He chatted with me about our affairs.