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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Light informal conversation for social occasions.

Usage examples (19)
  • "causerie" which meditates more broadly on the novelist's life, and on his relations with contemporary writers.
  • As in time it did not die away, but began to get a little more heated (one voice appearing to be raised in entreaty and the other, Elizabeth's, in protest), I thought I had...
  • With his tail slightly vibrant, he conducts a dignified causerie.
  • We had a great causerie over pictures of home scenes, and of many places in India. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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