/ˈtʃæti / (say 'chatee)

adjective (chattier, chattiest)
given to or full of chat or familiar talk; conversational: a chatty letter; a chatty person.
chattily, adverb
chattiness, noun
/ˈtʃæti / (say 'chatee)

adjective (chattier, chattiest)
1. dirty; lousy.
2. in need of repair.
{chat4 + -t- + -y1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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