coffee klatch

noun

ˈkȯ-fē-ˌklach How to pronounce coffee klatch (audio)
-ˌkläch,
-ˌkləch,
ˈkä-
variants or less commonly coffee-klatsch

Examples of coffee klatch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mack Follmer, a 90-year-old living independently in Eugene, made it through more than a year of the coronavirus pandemic in good health – albeit very isolated beyond trips to the grocery store, the pharmacy and the occasional socially distanced coffee klatch with friends. oregonlive, 18 Apr. 2021 Host a virtual happy hour (or coffee klatch). Country Living Staff, Country Living, 11 June 2020 The coffee klatch endured the pandemic, with socially distanced meetings in Roderick’s big backyard. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Oct. 2020 While politicized coffee klatch shows like The View continue to cycle through hosts and heart-healing former daytime deity Oprah Winfrey has long since moved on to larger TV mogul ventures, Ellen remained a stalwart hour for impish escapism. Robyn Bahr, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 May 2022 After his coffee klatch with Cole, Shorter zipped southward to City Hall for a meeting of his executive team. Washington Post, 27 July 2021 The latest series of events, the coffee klatches, began in November. Randy Diamond, ExpressNews.com, 24 Jan. 2020 Overall, officials have staged 23 pop-up meetings and coffee klatches over the past year and a half. Randy Diamond, ExpressNews.com, 24 Jan. 2020 To address those issues, the Eau Claire County Democratic Party runs a weekly Thursday-morning coffee klatch to keep voters involved, as well as phone banks two nights a week. Karen Heller, Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2019

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Word History

Etymology

partial translation of German Kaffeeklatsch

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coffee klatch was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Coffee klatch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coffee%20klatch. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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