From Yiddish קיבעצן (kibitsn), from Hebrew קבץ, influenced by German kiebitzen.
- 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.
- 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!
give unwanted advice