Translation of kibitz in Spanish:

kibitz

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪbəts; ˈkɪbɪts/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

(American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (look on at cards) entrometerse ([ en un juego de cartas ]) 1.2 (meddle) meter las narices [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (chat) chacharear [colloquial/familiar], cotorrear [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Gruff, inhospitable, and monolingual, the Russians sprawl in folding chairs, kibitz around card tables, smoke in defiance of ‘no smoking ‘signs, and studiously ignore customers who stray past their booths.
    • In addition to the formal legal process, a number of academics, lobbyists, journalists, and commentators have been kibitzing and barracking from the sidelines.
    • You take pictures from beginning to end - lots of them inside and outside of the plane - and even if you're a pilot, stay out of the way and don't kibitz.
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    • I basically advised them on the accuracy of the film and verisimilitude issues, kibitzed with them.
    • They visit, gossip, spy and tease; and while they are so engaged, the main character snoops and kibitzes with us.
    • A building can be organized to maximize interaction, so that people bump into each other and talk, drink, flirt, eat, complain, kibitz.

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