One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An area on the Internet or other computer network where users can communicate, typically one dedicated to a particular topic.
- ‘Always stay in the public areas of the chat room, where there are other people around.’
- ‘The class meets online once a week in a chat room during the fall semester.’
- ‘I bet there's an internet chat room where they swap time-saving tips.’
- ‘They visited an internet chat room for Irish farmers who confirmed that it was best to stay away.’
- ‘Who would have thought Andrew and Eliese were getting married as a result of meeting one fateful day in a chat room?’
- ‘An Internet chat room or news group would be set up with access restricted to forum members.’
- ‘Sometimes in a chat room someone will offer to help you with a computer problem.’
- ‘Tony flicked on the TV too, but kept the sound on mute as he entered the chat room for the scheduled hack.’
- ‘The survey shows that nearly half of the women surveyed have never been in a chat room on the Internet.’
- ‘The site also has message boards and a chat room, which often features special guests.’
- ‘We turn to the Internet chat room for textual interventions in our sexual, political and aesthetic lives.’
- ‘I happened upon your web site while reading some remarks in a chat room.’
- ‘It is argued that it is almost impossible to retract a message posted to a chat room or discussion board.’
- ‘If you are registered in the online community, you're registered for the chat room.’
- ‘The couple are more than familiar with the world-wide web, having met through an internet chat room.’
- ‘That night he logged on to a chat room of virtual friends.’
- ‘You should read through articles in a newsgroup and listen to the flow of a chat room before you jump in.’
- ‘Last week, in an internet chat room, someone asked what, if any, doubts others had about their forthcoming wedding.’
- ‘If they are stupid enough to send money to someone in a chat room, they deserve what they got.’
- ‘It is just very motivational to hear from all of you, whether it is on email, in a chat room, or on the side of the race course.’
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