Definitions

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  • n. A person who offers unsolicited views, advice, or criticism; one who kibitzes.

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  • n. (Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others

Etymologies

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From Yiddish, from Hebrew קיבוץ (kibbutz), a gathering. Alternatively from colloquial German kiebitzen 'to be an onlooker at a game.'

Examples

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  • See stumped for comments.

    June 7, 2008