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causerie Line breaks: caus|erie
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊzəri/

Definition of causerie in English:

noun (plural causeries pronounced same)

An informal article or talk, typically on a literary subject.
Example sentences
  • More recently, we have the eccentric cameos of Richard Cobb and causeries of A.J.P. Taylor, of which he said they were evidence that he had run out of historical subjects.
  • Where critics of the older school would bring forth laborious lay sermons, he would trot out a diverting confection of a causerie.
  • In causerie we are slipshod with our terminology; in fact, variations in terms and equivocations often lend considerable charm to the conversation.


French, from causer 'to talk'.

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