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1. An informal discussion or chat, especially of an intellectual nature.
2. A short conversational piece of writing or criticism.
[French, from causer, to talk, from Latin causārī, to plead, discuss, from causa, case, cause.]
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causerie(ˈkəʊzərɪ; French kozri)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an informal talk or conversational piece of writing
[C19: from French, from causer to chat]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. an informal conversation; chat.
2. a short, informal essay.
[1820–30; < French caus(er) to chat < Latin causārī]
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|Noun||1.||causerie - light informal conversation for social occasions|
chin wag, chin wagging, chin-wag, chin-wagging, chit chat, chitchat, chit-chat, gab, gabfest, gossip, small talk, tittle-tattle
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