[koh-zuh-ree; French kohzuh-ree]

noun, plural cau·se·ries [koh-zuh-reez; French kohzuh-ree] /ˌkoʊ zəˈriz; French koʊzəˈri/.

an informal talk or chat.
a short, informal essay, article, etc.

Origin of causerie

1820–30; < French, equivalent to caus(er) to chat (< Latin causārī to plead at law, derivative of causa case) + -erie -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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an informal talk or conversational piece of writing

Word Origin for causerie

C19: from French, from causer to chat
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