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VERB (1)

1. talk socially without exchanging too much information;
- Example: "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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Claver \Clav"er\, n. [Obs.] See Clover. --Holland. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Claver \Clav"er\, n. Frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chattering. [Scot. & North of Eng.] [1913 Webster] Emmy found herself entirely at a loss in the midst of their clavers. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

claver 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]