Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

a chin-wag

1) a friendly and informal conversation
  • How to MemorizePopularity LowProfessional MediumSocial
    • have/had a good chin-wag (about sth)
  • Analysis
    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.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    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!
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    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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