- 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.
NAmE//ˈkɪbəts//(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they kibitz
he / she / it kibitzes
past simple kibitzed
-ing form kibitzing
The kibitzers were second-guessing each move.
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