chatty

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtʃæti/, [ˈtʃæɾi]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æti

Etymology 1[edit]

From chat (informal conversation) +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

chatty (comparative chattier, superlative chattiest)

  1. (informal) Of a person, chatting a lot or fond of chatting.
  2. (informal) Of a text or speech, expressed in a conversational style.
  3. (computing) Supplying more information than necessary; verbose.
    Chatty error messages may help attackers to compromise your server.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From chat (louse) +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

chatty (comparative chattier, superlative chattiest)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, dated or dialect) Infested with lice; or, (figuratively) dirty, worn or of poor quality; lousy.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

chatty (plural chatties)

  1. Alternative form of chattee (Indian clay pot)