kibitzer kibitzer

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. But he maintains another, more intriguing and fitfully covert role as well: political kibitzer.
  2. With Chinese politics what they are, and Confucius the cautious kibitzer he was, he was 50 years old before he found one, as governor of a province.
  3. Carthage Any well-mannered kibitzer knows enough to button his lips as he leers over a bridge player's shoulder especially if the world championship is at stake.

News

  • Bridge by Frank Stewart

    A kibitzer came into the lounge from a Chicago game, looking disconcerted. "They're accusing the Cynic of sharp practice," he told me.
    on November 4, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

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