Green’s Dictionary of Slang

conversate v.

[abbr. SE conversation]

(US black) to talk, usu. in a lively, demonstrative manner.

[US] in N.E. Eliason Tarheel Talk (1956) 266: I will now conversate a little upon the proximorities of nonsense.
[US]Spoonie G ‘Monster Jam’ 🎵 Whatever you do, conversate with me.
[US](con. 1985–90) P. Bourjois In Search of Respect 41: He had always wanted a chance to ‘conversate’ with an actual live representative of mainstream, ‘drug-free’ white America.
[US]A.N. LeBlanc Random Family 35: ‘We began to conversate,’ Coco recalled.
[US]A. Steinberg Running the Books 243: He came to the library to ‘chop it up,’ to ‘converse and conversate’.
[US]J. Hannaham Didn’t Nobody Give a Shit 42: She conversated with a couple of finches picking at a half-eaten muffin.