Simple Definition of kibitz
: to talk to someone in a friendly and informal way
: to watch other people and make unwanted comments about what they are doing
Examples of kibitz in a sentence
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.
Variants of kibitz
kibbitzplay \ˈki-bəts, kə-ˈbits\
Origin and Etymology of kibitz
First Known Use: 1927
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