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klatch

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Pronunciation: /klatʃ
 
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(also klatsch)

Definition of klatch in English:

noun

North American
An informal social gathering at which coffee is served.
Example sentences
  • The local café in the Little Town keeps a pot of Joe hot at all times and throughout the long slow afternoons locals wander in to have a solitary cup or to join various klatsches.
  • Members of this regular klatch include two retired textile mill workers, a warehouse supervisor, a bus driver and a house painter.

Origin

1950s: from German Klatsch 'gossip'.

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