klatsch

or klatch

[ klahch, klach ]
/ klɑtʃ, klætʃ /

noun

a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation: a sewing klatsch.

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Origin of klatsch

First recorded in 1950–55, klatsch is from the German word Klatsch chitchat, gossip
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Example sentences from the Web for klatsch

  • He seems to think that I ought to work, and not spend my life talking Klatsch.

    The Benefactress|Elizabeth Beauchamp
  • There are some low-minded persons who call the whole ceremony a Klatsch—Kaffeeklatsch.

    The First Violin|Jessie Fothergill
  • Men were asked to come in when the Klatsch was over and a supper was provided.

    Home Life in Germany|Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick