from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An informal discussion or chat, especially of an intellectual nature.
- n. A short conversational piece of writing or criticism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An informal conversation, or casual short written article, especially on a serious topic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Informal talk or discussion, as about literary matters; light conversation; chat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Chat; familiar conversation; informal talk; free and unconventional discussion and criticism, such as the Causeries du lundi (“Monday Chats”) of the French critic and essayist Sainte-Beuve (1804–69). See Sainte-Beuve in the Century Cyclopedia of Names.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. light informal conversation for social occasions
French, from causer, to talk, from Latin causārī, to plead, discuss, from causa, case, cause.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French causerie. (Wiktionary)