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Verb: chew the rag
Usage: informal
  1. Talk socially without exchanging too much information
    - chew the fat [informal], shoot the breeze [N. Amer, informal], chat, confabulate, confab [informal], chitchat [informal], chit-chat [informal], chatter, chaffer, natter [informal], gossip, jaw [informal], claver [UK, dialect], visit [N. Amer, informal], gas [informal], gab [informal]

Type of: converse, discourse

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