coffee hour

noun

Definition of coffee hour

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

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Thanks to First Congregational Church of Walpole, New Hampshire for taking in our family for a wonderful Easter service and coffee hour today. Natalie Gontcharova, refinery29.com, "A Father's Day Tribute To The First Husbands Of 2020," 22 Aug. 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 All are invited to coffee hour following the service in the fellowship hall. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of coffee hour

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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