- a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation: a sewing klatsch.
Origin of klatsch
Examples from the Web for klatsch
Men were asked to come in when the Klatsch was over and a supper was provided.Home Life in Germany
Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
He seems to think that I ought to work, and not spend my life talking Klatsch.The Benefactress
There are some low-minded persons who call the whole ceremony a Klatsch—Kaffeeklatsch.The First Violin
Word Origin and History for klatsch
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.).