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chatter

noun - uncountable

  • communication that is interesting from an intelligence perspective.
                                                                             

    Citation from "Good Advices", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 25 2011.

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chatty

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Chatty Cathy

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chat up

verb - transitive

  • to talk to someone one is romantically interested in; "flirt with".

    Last edited on Apr 12 2011. Submitted by Aya from Durham, NC, USA on Nov 30 2008.

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chaulk

  • to be kissed by surprise.
    Diana was chaulked by Steve.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Emily K. from Staten Island, NY, USA on Jan 14 2002.

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chaunce

  • to find something incredibly dumb, tacky, or distasteful.
    That car is pretty chaunce.

    Last edited on Aug 19 2002. Submitted by Nan P. from Bay City, MI, USA on Aug 19 2002.

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Chauncey-type

  • A squealer, backstabber. Originated from the character in "Menace To Society", the guy who turned in O-dog's murder tape to the cops.
    Man, he's a Chauncey-type cat!

    Last edited on Nov 21 2001. Submitted by Reginald G. from Fort Bragg, NC, USA on Nov 21 2001.

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chauncy

  • "chode" + "raunchy". Smelly or gross.
    Those nachos are chaunchy.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 19 2002.

  • to find something incredibly dumb, tacky, or distasteful.
    Yeah, that car is chauncy.

    Last edited on Aug 19 2002. Submitted by Nan P. from Bay City, MI, USA on Aug 19 2002.

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chav

noun

  • a member of a British subculture characterized by low- or middle-class youths with characteristics such as wearing athletic clothing, Burberry brand clothing, and gold chains, listening to rap music, driving low-end but "souped up" automobiles, and engaging in drunken and other crass behavior. Also called "townies" and "yobs".
    A bunch of chavs went and wrecked a couple of cars down our road.
                                                

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    His Gucci cap and bag makes him look like a chav.

    Last edited on Apr 20 2013. Submitted by Ned on Oct 10 2004.

origin

  • From "charver" or "charva".

    Last edited on Jan 19 2012. Submitted by Robbie G. from Stroud, Hampshire, UK on Feb 13 2006.

  • Folk etymology: from "Council Housed And Violent" - allegedly shorthand used by police when dealing with unruly persons.

    Last edited on May 05 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 17 2010.

  • Possibly of Romani origin, from several similar-sounding words relating to children.

    Last edited on Feb 18 2011. Submitted by Jim from Maidstone, Kent, UK on Feb 05 2011.

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