kibitzer


noun Informal.

  1. a spectator at a card game who looks at the players’ cards over their shoulders, especially one who gives unsolicited advice.
  2. a giver of uninvited or unwanted advice.
  3. a person who jokes, chitchats, or makes wisecracks, especially while others are trying to work or to discuss something seriously.
n.

1927, agent noun from kibitz.

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