Kibitzer



[kib-it-ser] /ˈkɪb ɪt sər/

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.

noun

A person who gives intrusive advice: I don’t mind admitting that a good kibitzer has 20-20 hindsight (1920s+)

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