Definition of kaffeeklatsch in English:


Syllabification: kaf·fee·klatsch
Pronunciation: /ˈkäfēˌkläCH, -ˌklaCH, ˈkôfē-


1An informal social gathering at which coffee is served.
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  • Appearances at coffee shops and kaffeeklatsches have symbolic import, and hardworking office holders are still sometimes seen at town meeting-type events.
  • I first came across this when there was a group of middle-aged women using the ultra-hip bulletin boards as a kind of online kaffeeklatsch.
  • It's more kaffeeklatsch among the reporters arriving at 8: 30 to claim their seats than circus.
1.1Talking or gossip at an informal gathering where coffee is served.
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  • I was talking with Allen Ginsberg over kaffeeklatsch some time in the late 80's the first time I heard the mention of Charles Plymell.


German, from Kaffee 'coffee' + Klatsch 'gossip'.

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