coffee klatch

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

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Recent Examples on the Web The latest series of events, the coffee klatches, began in November. Randy Diamond,, "Want to sound off on plan for San Antonio’s airport? Head to a coffee shop," 24 Jan. 2020 Overall, officials have staged 23 pop-up meetings and coffee klatches over the past year and a half. Randy Diamond,, "Want to sound off on plan for San Antonio’s airport? Head to a coffee shop," 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, "All eyes are on Wisconsin, the state that’s gearing up to define the presidential election," 5 Nov. 2019 In barbershops and coffee klatches Fox News has become pervasive, if not ubiquitous, and impossible to avoid even for someone like me who doesn’t have, much less watch, cable TV. al, "Seeking refuge from ‘the Alien’ invasion," 6 Aug. 2019 And what a shame that all that wisdom, all that good coffee klatch advice basically goes to waste — that no one listens to them, but them. Steve Hartman, CBS News, "They call themselves Old Coots and they have some advice for you," 26 July 2019 As a result of Dershowitz’s vocal opposition to the appointment of a special counsel to investigate President Trump’s ties to Russia, the coffee klatch has turned combative. Mark Shanahan,, "The Martha’s Vineyard crowd strikes back at Alan Dershowitz," 4 July 2018 This from a team whose catcher wears out the grass between home plate and the mound with his frequent coffee klatches with his pitchers? Tom Verducci,, "Indians Turn Cleveland Into Land of True Belief," 7 Oct. 2017 This is a nice book, like cordially genteel ladies who have afternoon tea or who make cookies for guests and belong to a coffee klatch. Terri Schlichenmeier, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Music-lovers can pick up books about musicians that compel us," 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of coffee klatch

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coffee klatch

partial translation of German Kaffeeklatsch

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“Coffee klatch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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