fireside chat

,fireside `chat noun count AMERICAN
an informal broadcast by the president or another politician

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • fireside chat — /faɪəsaɪd ˈtʃæt/ (say fuyuhsuyd chat) noun 1. a relaxed conversation, as one conducted in the comfortable and warm environment of a fireside. 2. Politics an informative or advisory talk delivered in a personal, almost intimate, manner. {def. 2… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fireside chat — Ein Kamingepräch bezeichnet ein informelles Treffen im kleinen Kreis zu einem spezifischen Thema. Die Gestaltung soll eine persönliche Atmosphäre gewährleisten. Der Begriff leitet sich von Fireside chats , den 30 Radio Ansprachen von U. S.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fireside chat — an informal address by a political leader over radio or television, esp. as given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt beginning in 1933. * * * …   Universalium

  • fireside chat — noun Any one of a series of 30 evening radio talks given by United States President between 1933 and 1944 …   Wiktionary

  • fireside chat — n. conversation beside a hearth; political speech in which an elected official tries to make the public feel that he or she is speaking directly to them (through friendliness and informality) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fireside chat — noun an informal and intimate conversation …   English new terms dictionary

  • fireside chat — an informal address by a political leader over radio or television, esp. as given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt beginning in 1933 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fireside chats — The fireside chats were a series of thirty evening radio speeches given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944.Origin of radio addressAccording to Roosevelt’s principal speechwriter Judge Samuel Rosenman, he first… …   Wikipedia

  • fireside — I. noun Date: 1563 1. a place near the fire or hearth 2. home II. adjective Date: 1740 having an informal or intimate quality < a fireside chat > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fireside — n. 1 the area round a fireplace. 2 a person s home or home life. Phrases and idioms: fireside chat an informal talk …   Useful english dictionary

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