- n. A person who offers unsolicited views, advice, or criticism; one who kibitzes.
- n. (Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others
- From Yiddish, from Hebrew קיבוץ (kibbutz), a gathering. Alternatively from colloquial German kiebitzen 'to be an onlooker at a game.' (Wiktionary)
“Rather, he described speechwriting within Kennedy's White House as highly collaborative – with JFK a constant kibitzer.”
“The DNI seems more a kibitzer or a loose coordinator than a director.”
“This stage of the work requires the entire sidewalk so you and the other mirón (kibitzer) move back out of the way.”
“They will try to characterize Paulson as a mere kibitzer, and ACA as the ultimate decisionmaker for legal purposes.”
“KMGuru (0 articles, 0 quicklinks, 0 diaries, 27 comments [27 recommended, 0 rejected]) on Monday, Aug 24, 2009 at 3: 48: 16 PM kibitzer”
“We are the stronger for the complete dialogue on the matter. by kibitzer (0 articles, 0 quicklinks, 0 diaries, 2 comments) on Monday, Aug 24, 2009 at 4: 38: 44 PM”
“A commenter called “kibitzer” replicates the birther script almost flawlessly.”
“But he missed the political import of the move: a possible attempt to muffle the chronic grumbling by Britain and France that America has been little more than a kibitzer in the conflict -- ready to urge tougher measures against the Serbs, but unwilling to ante up by committing ground troops.”
“Perot, a high-level political kibitzer for years, began seriously considering a presidential run late last summer.”
“In ways public and private, he is an active hand on deck of his son's presidential campaign: less than a captain, to be sure, but far more than a dotty kibitzer.”
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