French Slang Words for Chatting

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Learn some informal and slang words for chatting in French, with audio recording by a native speaker.

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Chatting Slang Words

avoir de la tchatche - to talk a lot
avoir un mot sur le bout de la langue - to have a word on the tip of your tongue
baratin (m) - nonsense
baratiner - to sweet talk
bavarder / causer - to chat
→ Elle aime causer et tout le monde la connaît. She likes to chat and everyone knows her.
blaze (m) - name
casser les oreilles à quelqu'un - to talk someone's ear off
chanter comme une casserole - to sing really badly
charabia (m) - gibberish
charrier - to exaggerate
dégoiser - to talk a lot, rattle on
déjanter - to talk nonsense, to go crazy
donner un coup de fil - to call, telephone
et patati et patata - blah blah blah
jacter - to speak, chatter
parler une langue comme une vache espagnole - to speak a language really badly
passer du coq à l'âne - to quickly change the subject
quand on parle du loup - speak of the devil
ragots - rumors, gossip, the "dirt"
→ Si quelqu'un dit des ragots sur moi, alors je m'en fous. If someone spreads rumors about me, I don't care.
rouspéter - to complain, moan
tchatcher - to chat
tuyau (m) / astuce (f) - tip, piece of advice



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