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Noun: tittle-tattle  'ti-t(u)l,ta-t(u)l
  1. Light informal conversation for social occasions
    - chitchat [informal], chit-chat [informal], chit chat [informal], small talk, gab [informal], gabfest [N. Amer, informal], gossip, chinwag [Brit, informal], chin-wag [Brit, informal], chin-wagging [Brit, informal], causerie, bavardage [literary], chinwag [Brit, informal]
Verb: tittle-tattle  'ti-t(u)l,ta-t(u)l
  1. Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    - chatter, piffle, palaver [informal], prate, twaddle [informal], clack [informal], maunder, prattle, blab [informal], gibber, tattle, blabber [informal], gabble, vapour [Brit, Cdn], rabbit [Brit, informal], vapor [US], twattle [UK, dialect], witter [Brit, informal], yabber [Brit, informal], yatter [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: tittle-tattles, tittle-tattled, tittle-tattling

Type of: chat, chin-wag [Brit, informal], confab [informal], confabulation, mouth, natter [informal], schmoose [informal], schmooze [informal], speak, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize