Definitions for kibitzˈkɪb ɪts

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kib•itz*ˈkɪb ɪts(v.i.)

  1. to act as a kibitzer.

    Category: Informal

  2. (v.t.)to offer advice or criticism to as a kibitzer.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

* Informal..

Origin of kibitz:

1925–30; < Yiddish kibetsn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kibitz, kibbitz(verb)

    make unwanted and intrusive comments


  1. kibitz(Verb)

    To chat; to gossip; to make small talk or idle chatter.

    Louise and I used to head down to the coffee shop and just sit for hours and kibitz.

  2. kibitz(Verb)

    To give unsolicited or unwanted advice or make unhelpful or idle comments, especially to someone playing a game.

    Quit kibitzing! You're giving away my hand!


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