Men were asked to come in when the klatsch was over and a supper was provided.
He seems to think that I ought to work, and not spend my life talking klatsch.
There are some low-minded persons who call the whole ceremony a klatsch—Kaffeeklatsch.
1953, from German Klatsch "gossip," which is said in German sources to be imitative (cf. klatschen "clap hands," klatsch "a single clap of the hands"). Also cf. clap (v.), which in Middle English also had a sense of "talk noisily or too much, chatter" (late 14c.).