What Does The Toast Chin Chin Mean?

What does the Italian toast Chin Chin mean?

Dear ListenerDear Listener: Usually it’s associated with Italy and France (where it is spelled “cin-cin”), meaning “to your health” or “cheers.” In the U.K., “chin-chin” can mean “hello,” “goodbye” and “cheers.” But most likely, the expression came from China..

How do you spell Chin Chin?

chin-chinnoun. polite and ceremonious speech. light conversation; chitchat.verb (used without object), chin-chinned, chin-chin·ning. to speak politely and ceremoniously. to talk casually and lightly; chat.interjection. (used as a greeting or farewell.) (used as a toast, as in drinking to someone’s health.)

What’s another way to say cheers?

What is another word for cheers?prositprostsaludsalutskolslaintechin-chingood healthgood luckyour health

What do the Irish say before drinking?

Be sure to end your toast off with a hearty “Sláinte!” (pronounced slawn-CHA). It means “Health!” and is the Irish equivalent to “Cheers!”

What are some good toasts?

10 Best Toasts for All Occasions01 of 10. To Health and Prosperity. Fuse/Getty Images. … 02 of 10. To Friendship. Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images. … 03 of 10. To Friendship (or Not) Morsa Images/Getty Images. … 04 of 10. To Friendship. … To Drinking. Sam Diephuis/Getty Images. … 06 of 10. To Love (and Kisses) … 07 of 10. To Happiness and a Good Life. … 08 of 10. To a Good Time.More items…•