coffee-klatsch

or cof·fee-klatch

[kaw-fee-klach, -klahch, kof-ee-]

verb (used without object)

to gather for a coffee klatsch.

Origin of coffee-klatsch

First recorded in 1890–95

coffee klatsch

[klach, klahch]

noun

a social gathering for informal conversation at which coffee is served.
Also coffee klatch, kaffee klatsch.

Origin of coffee klatsch

1880–85; < German Kaffeeklatsch, equivalent to Kaffee coffee + Klatsch noise (e.g., of conversation)
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