noun (plural causeries pronounced same)
An informal article or talk, typically on a literary subject.
- 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'.
Words that rhyme with causerierosary
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