gossip


gossip
noun
1 unkind talk about other people
ADJECTIVE
latest
idle, juicy, malicious, salacious
celebrity
tabloid
… OF GOSSIP
bit, piece, tidbit (AmE), titbit (BrE)

I heard an interesting bit of gossip yesterday.

VERB + GOSSIP
spread

Someone has been spreading malicious gossip about me.

exchange, swap
hear, listen to

You shouldn't listen to idle gossip.

get
know

He knows all the juicy gossip.

GOSSIP + VERB
circulate, go around, go round (esp. BrE)

A piece of silly gossip was going around the school.

GOSSIP + NOUN
column, columnist

I saw it in the gossip column of the local newspaper.

PREPOSITION
gossip about

a magazine full of gossip about famous people

2 conversation about other people
ADJECTIVE
good
VERB + GOSSIP
have
PREPOSITION
gossip about

We had a good gossip about the boss.

gossip with

She's having a gossip with Maria. (BrE)


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  • Gossip — Gos sip, n. [OE. gossib, godsib, a relation or sponsor in baptism, a relation by a religious obligation, AS. godsibb, fr. god + sib alliance, relation; akin to G. sippe, Goth. sibja, and also to Skr. sabh[=a] assembly.] [1913 Webster] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • gossip — [gäs′əp] n. [ME godsip, gossyp (with assimilated d ) < Late OE godsibbe, godparent: see GOD & SIB] 1. Now Dial. a) a godparent b) a close friend 2. a person who chatters or repeats idle talk and rumors, esp. about the private affairs of others …   English World dictionary

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  • gossip — index hearsay, report (rumor) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary


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