Friday, January 14, 2011
klatsch noun [klahch, klach] a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation: a sewing klatsch.
Definitions for klatsch
- a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation: a sewing klatsch.
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Citations for klatsch
Qwilleran next went to Lois's Luncheonette for the mid-morning coffee klatsch, where caffeine addicts and assorted loafers met to exchange opinions and rumors about current events.
Throughout the meal, he experienced a disorienting and rather emasculating feeling of being subsumed by a klatch of gabbing women.
Origin of klatsch
Klatsch comes from the German word of the same spelling meaning "gossip." It entered English in the 1950s.