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Informal conversation about other people or unimportant things - thesaurus

Synonyms

conversation

noun

informal talk between people

chat

noun

a friendly conversation

gossip

noun

conversation about unimportant subjects, especially people’s private lives

chatter

noun

continuous fast informal talk, usually about unimportant subjects

banter

noun

friendly conversation in which people tell jokes and laugh at each other

small talk

noun

informal conversation about things that are not important

chit-chat

noun

informal friendly conversation about things that are not very important

natter

noun

Britishinformal a conversation with a friend about unimportant things

repartee

noun

conversation that is full of clever and funny comments

talk

noun

ordinary conversations between people

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badinage

noun

literary conversation with a lot of jokes and clever comments in it

bants

noun

Britishvery informal friendly conversation in which people tell jokes and laugh at each other

bitch

noun

Britishinformal a conversation in which people complain or say unkind or cruel things about someone else

the bush telegraph

noun

British the way in which a group of people, especially people who work together, quickly find out news or information without it being officially announced

chat

noun

informal talk

Chinese whispers

noun

the process by which a piece of information becomes less reliable each time it is told by one person to another

chinwag

noun

Britishinformal old-fashioned an informal conversation about things that are not very important

conversation

noun

a talk between two or more people, usually a private and informal one

conversational

adjective

relating to conversations

goss

noun

informal gossip

gossip

noun

an occasion on which people gossip

grapevine

noun

informal the way in which information spreads quickly from one person to another through conversation

heart-to-heart

noun

a very private conversation between two people, usually concerning their personal feelings

old talk

noun

West African conversation about unimportant things

polite conversation

conversation that is made with someone because they are with you and not because you really want to talk to them

prattle

noun

silly talk about unimportant things

scuttlebutt

noun

Americaninformal stories about someone’s personal life, especially ones that contain unkind or false information

story

noun

something that people are talking about that may not be true

talk

noun

discussion of other people’s private lives

tittle-tattle

noun

informal talk about what someone else is doing, especially when it is not true or accurate

waffle

noun

informal talk or writing that uses a lot of words but does not say anything important or interesting

word

noun

a short conversation or discussion, usually without other people listening

word of mouth

communication that consists of comments that people make to each other in an informal way, not formal communication such as news reports and advertisements

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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