chew the fat

chew the fat or chew the rag  {v. phr.},  {slang}
To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat.
We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts.
The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him.
Categories: {slang} {v. phr.}

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