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- another term for kaffeeklatsch
- ‘They shared knowledge in dozens of small ways, from coffee klatches to videoconferencing to streaming in and out of a room covered with Post-It notes.’
- ‘It's been a year of receptions and coffee klatches.’
- ‘No, I didn't get very much information for any essay on middle western coffee klatches.’
- ‘Monday is an example: the gals came over for a coffee klatch / toddler playdate.’
- ‘We imagined a new nation - one where cubicle life and office politics were swapped for coffee klatches at the local coffee shop.’
- ‘As he once pronounced Merlot correctly during an office coffee klatch he has been anointed the company wine expert.’
- ‘In the midst of all this I managed to attend the covert coffee klatch with Teach and our other neighbor's Dad in preparation for the big homeowner's meeting tomorrow.’
- ‘I'll never forget my second-grade teacher, who used to hold coffee klatches in her home to raise money to get me to the national meets.’
- ‘Often, company meetings turn out to be more along the lines of coffee klatches than serious meetings.’
- ‘They not only had better coffee, they also invented the virtual coffee klatch.’
- ‘Now, I thought we were fighting a war, not running a policy coffee klatch.’
- ‘He's there for one of Bill's little private coffee klatches.’
- ‘She had just put in ten hours at the office, her work day cut short by this coffee klatch with a journalist.’
- ‘At one of the coffee klatches, a developer was caught on tape trying to hand an envelope full of checks to the then party chairman.’
- ‘He holds a minimum of eight coffee klatches each month.’
- ‘After a couple of minutes, our gasps of astonishment broke up the creepy coffee klatch.’
- ‘So when they meet to decide how to handle the rumpus, it's an informal coffee klatch of advisers and civil servants perched on the sofas around his desk.’
- ‘Some of the big top movie stars used to have coffee klatsches every day and watch the exercise show.’
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