a chin-wag

Meaning(s)

1. a friendly and informal conversation

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have/had a good chin-wag (about sth)

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To have a 'chin wag' is a slang expression similar to the expression 'have a chat'. It means to meet to have an informal conversation or to share gossip. This is an informal expression you might use more often in social situations.

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  1. My friend and I had a good chin-wag over a cup of coffee. We caught up on all the gossip.
  2. The postman stopped for a bit of a chin-wag after delivering the mail. He talks to everyone around the town!

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  1. On the mid-morning break, everyone goes to the break room for coffee, biscuits and a chin wag it's an informal way for everyone to get to know each other.
  2. The door of my office is usually open if you ever need a chat or a chin wag.

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hook up/catch up

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