Chat in Scrabble Dictionary

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Yes. The word chat is a Scrabble US word. The word chat is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word chat is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

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Valid words made from Chat

You can make 12 words from 'chat' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'chat'

CHAT 9TACH 9

3 letters words from 'chat'

ACH 8ACT 5
CAT 5CHA 8
HAT 6 

2 letters words from 'chat'

AH 5AT 2
CH 7HA 5
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of chat

chat hcat caht acht hact ahct chta hcta ctha tcha htca thca cath acth ctah tcah atch tach hatc ahtc htac thac athc tahc

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word chat. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in chat.

Definitions and meaning of chat

chat

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʃæt/
  • Rhymes: -æt

Etymology 1

Abbreviation of chatter. The bird sense refers to the sound of its call.

Verb

chat (third-person singular simple present chats, present participle chatting, simple past and past participle chatted)

  1. To be engaged in informal conversation.
  2. To talk more than a few words.
  3. (transitive) To talk of; to discuss.
  4. To exchange text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, as if having a face-to-face conversation.
Translations

Noun

chat (countable and uncountable, plural chats)

  1. (uncountable) Informal conversation.
  2. A conversation to stop an argument or settle situations.
  3. (totum pro parte, typically with definite article, video games) The entirety of users in a chatroom or a single member thereof.
  4. An exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, resembling a face-to-face conversation.
  5. Any of various small Old World passerine birds in the muscicapid tribe Saxicolini or subfamily Saxicolinae that feed on insects.
  6. Any of several small Australian honeyeaters in the genus Epthianura.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Compare chit (small piece of paper), and chad.

Noun

chat

  1. A small potato, such as is given to swine.

References

Etymology 3

Origin unknown.

Noun

chat (plural chats)

  1. (mining, local use) Mining waste from lead and zinc mines.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 441:
      Frank had been looking at calcite crystals for a while now [...] among the chats or zinc tailings of the Lake County mines, down here in the silver lodes of the Vita Madre and so forth.
Translations

Etymology 4

From thieves' cant.

Alternative forms

  • chatt

Noun

chat (plural chats)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, WWI military slang) A louse (small, parasitic insect).
    • 1977, Mary Emily Pearce, Apple Tree Lean Down, page 520:
      'Do officers have chats, then, the same as us?'
      'Not the same, no. The chats they got is bigger and better, with pips on their shoulders and Sam Browne belts.'
    • 2007, How Can I Sleep when the Seagull Calls? →ISBN, page 18:
      May a thousand chats from Belgium crawl under their fingers as they write.

Etymology 5

Noun

chat (plural chats)

  1. Alternative form of chaat

Anagrams

  • ACTH, Cath, cath, cath., tach

Antillean Creole

Etymology

From French chat.

Noun

chat

  1. cat

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English chat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʃɛt/

Noun

chat m (plural chats, diminutive chatje n)

  1. chat (online conversation)
  2. chat (online conversation platform)

Derived terms

  • chatten

Verb

chat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of chatten
  2. imperative of chatten

Anagrams

  • acht

French

Etymology 1

From Middle French chat, from Old French chat, from Late Latin cattus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʃa/

Noun

chat m (plural chats)

  1. cat (feline)
  2. (male) cat, tom, tomcat
  3. tag, tig (children’s game)
Derived terms
Related terms
  • cataire
  • chatte

See also

  • haret
  • matou
  • minet
  • minou
  • mistigri

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English chat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʃat/

Noun

chat m (plural chats)

  1. (Internet) chat (online discussion)
Synonyms
  • tchat
Derived terms
  • chatter
  • chater
  • chatteur
  • chateur

Further reading

  • “chat” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Iban

Etymology

From Min Nan (chhat).

Noun

chat

  1. paint (substance)

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xat̪ˠ/

Noun

chat m

  1. Lenited form of cat.

Mutation


Italian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English chat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃat/, [t͡ʃät̪]
  • Hyphenation: chàt

Noun

chat f (invariable)

  1. chat (informal conversation via computer)
Derived terms
  • chattare
See also
  • chiacchierata

Etymology 2

From Somali [Term?].

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kat/

Noun

chat m (invariable)

  1. chat (leaf chewed by people in North Africa and the Middle East)
Synonyms
  • khat

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French chat, from Late Latin cattus.

Noun

chat m (plural chats or chatz, feminine singular chatte, feminine plural chattes)

  1. cat (animal)

Descendants

  • French: chat

Old French

Alternative forms

  • cat (Picardy, Anglo-Norman)
  • kat (Picardy, Anglo-Norman)

Etymology

From Late Latin cattus.

Noun

chat m (oblique plural chaz or chatz, nominative singular chaz or chatz, nominative plural chat)

  1. cat (animal)

Related terms

  • chate

Descendants

  • Middle French: chat
    • French: chat

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xat/

Noun

chat f

  1. genitive plural of chata

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English chat.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʃat͡ʃ(i)/, /ˈʃɛt͡ʃ(i)/

Noun

chat m (plural chats)

  1. (Internet) chat (exchange of text or voice messages in real time)

Synonyms

  • bate-papo

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from English chat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃat/, [ˈt͡ʃat̪]

Noun

chat m (plural chats)

  1. chat (exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network)
Derived terms

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from English chat

Noun

chat

  1. chat

Derived terms


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to talk informally.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)