polite and ceremonious speech.
light conversation; chitchat.
verb (used without object), chin-chinned, chin-chinning.
to speak politely and ceremoniously.
to talk casually and lightly; chat.
(used as a greeting or farewell.)
(used as a toast, as in drinking to someone’s health.)
(informal) a greeting, farewell, or toast
/ˈtʃɪnˈtʃaʊ/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jinzhou
[Chinese jin-joh] /Chinese ˈdʒɪnˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Older Spelling. 1. . [jin-joh] /ˈdʒɪnˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in S Liaoning province, in NE China. /ˈdʒɪnˈdʒəʊ/ noun 1. a city in NE China, in SW Liaoning province. Pop: 888 000 (2005 est) Former name (1913–47) Chin-hsien
- Chinch pad
noun phrase A cheap hotel or lodging house; flophouse (1950s+ Black)
[chin-chee] /ˈtʃɪn tʃi/ adjective, chinchier, chinchiest. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. 1. stingy; miserly; cheap. adjective Parsimonious; stingy; mean; chintzy [1300+; Middle English fr Old French chiche in same sense]