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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an informal conversation [syn: chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose] v
1: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze" [syn: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit]
2: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confer, confabulate, confab, consult]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1701 1. chat 1 2. discussion, conference confab intransitive verb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. colloq. --n. = confabulation (see confabulate). --v.intr. (confabbed, confabbing) = confabulate. Etymology: abbr.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Confab Con"fab, n. [Contr. from confabulation.] Familiar talk or conversation. [Colloq.]

Moby Thesaurus

advise, audience, bargaining, bargaining session, bull session, chinfest, collogue, conclave, confabulate, confabulation, conference, confrontation, congress, consult, consultation, convention, council, council fire, council of war, dialogue, discussion, duologue, exchange of views, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, high-level talk, huddle, interchange of views, interview, meeting, negotiations, news conference, palaver, parley, pourparler, powwow, press conference, question-and-answer session, seance, session, sitting, speech, summit, summit conference, summitry, talk, talkfest, treat, trialogue, words



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