this is a yiddish word!:

kibitz \KIB-its\ , verb;
1. T
o chat; converse.

2. To look on and offer unwanted, usually meddlesome advice to others.
The servers, too, hit the right tone for a neighborhood restaurant — not afraid to
kibitz a little when they see you’re open to it, but respectful of your time and your time with your tablemates. — Jonathan Kauffman, “At Frances, sometimes less is less,” SF Weekly
It derives from the Yiddish
kibetsn, which is equivalent to the German kiebitzen, “to look on at cards.”

And this is from a true yiddish dictionary:
kibitz  v. Yiddish (KIB-its)  1. To fool around, joke, or make wisecracks, particularly while others are trying to work or be serious. “Enough kibitzing! Will you get out of my office already? I have to finish this work.” 2. To give unsolicited but good-natured advice. The word was originally used to describe a spectator at a card game, who would make comments and give advice. “My father-in-law always kibitzes about what I serve for dinner. He wants a fancy dessert.”  n. kibitzer  One who kibitzes. Joyce Eisenberg, Ellen Scolnic and Jewish Publication Society, The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words (Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society, 2001), 81.

thanks to J for the yiddish dictionary!

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