coffee hour

noun

Definition of coffee hour

1 : a usually fixed occasion of informal meeting and chatting at which refreshments are served

Examples of coffee hour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Veterans’ coffee hour will take place the 3rd Thursday of the month at 9 a.m., at the South Windsor Community Center, 150 Nevers Road. Hang out with other veterans, meet new friends and connect with old. Hartford Courant, 30 Apr. 2022 In addition to wearing face masks, the new requirements prohibit coffee hour and any gatherings with food or drinks. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 13 Jan. 2022 Wayne Rioux will be back to hold virtual monthly coffee hour. courant.com, 25 Nov. 2020 Simsbury is running nearly all activities online, and even set up a Veterans Day coffee hour on Zoom for veterans. Don Stacom, courant.com, 13 Nov. 2020 She can regularly be found arranging the flowers in the sanctuary, socializing during coffee hour, and bowing her head during the Prayers of the People. Casey Cep, The New Yorker, 25 Sep. 2020 The next veterans coffee hour will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m., via Zoom. courant.com, 4 Sep. 2020 The virtual puzzle hunt and coffee hour has been well received. courant.com, 7 Aug. 2020 On Wednesday, Michelle Obama debuted her new podcast — a chatty, virtual coffee hour whose first guest was her husband, Barack. Monica Hesse, Washington Post, 31 July 2020 See More

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First Known Use of coffee hour

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of coffee hour was in 1867

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Last Updated

7 May 2022

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“Coffee hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coffee%20hour. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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