(kŏf′ē-klăch′, -kläch′, kô′fē-)
Variant of coffee klatch.


an informal gathering over coffee cups to chat or gossip


or kaf•fee klatsch

(ˈkɑ fiˌklɑtʃ, -ˌklætʃ, ˈkɔ-)

also coffee klatsch

a social gathering for informal conversation at which coffee is served.
[1885–90; < German; see coffee, klatsch]
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Afternoon coffee at Kaffeeklatsch, just down the road from the Congress Centre, with a fine selection of home-made cakes.
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It was a wonderful opportunity to tuck into a big piece of kaesekuchen (cheesecake) and listen to the kaffeeklatsch (gossiping while drinking coffee) around me.
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And Stephen King describes an early Ray Bradbury story involving "an undertaker who performs hideous but curiously moral atrocities upon his 'clients'--for instance when three old biddies who loved to gossip maliciously are killed in an accident, the undertaker chops off their heads and buries these three heads together, mouth to ear, so the can enjoy a hideous kaffeeklatsch throughout eternity" (Danse, 326).
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