- 1[intransitive, transitive] (usually disapproving) to watch other people doing something and make comments or give advice about it, often in an annoying way It is rude to kibitz during a serious game. He was kibitzing and being generally annoying. kibitz something I paused to kibitz a poker game.
- 2[intransitive] to talk in a friendly informal way We sat around and kibitzed until about eleven. We were kibitzing with other fans.
BrE BrE//ˈkɪbɪts//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪbɪts//(North American English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they kibitz
BrE BrE//ˈkɪbɪts//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪbɪts//he / she / it kibitzes
BrE BrE//ˈkɪbɪtsɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪbɪtsɪz//past simple kibitzed
BrE BrE//ˈkɪbɪtst//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪbɪtst//past participle kibitzed
BrE BrE//ˈkɪbɪtst//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪbɪtst//-ing form kibitzing
BrE BrE//ˈkɪbɪtsɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪbɪtsɪŋ//