ki·bitz verb \ˈki-bəts, kə-ˈbits\
: to talk to someone in a friendly and informal way
: to watch other people and make unwanted comments about what they are doing
: to exchange comments : chat
: to observe as a kibitzer; especially : to be a kibitzer at <kibitz a card game>
Examples of KIBITZ
- They sat around kibitzing about their children.
- My uncle likes to kibitz when I play poker with my cousins.
- He likes to kibitz our poker games.
Origin of KIBITZ
First Known Use: 1927
Related to KIBITZ
- babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, chat (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visit
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