Definition for gossip

noun as in person who talks a lot, spreads

verb as in talk about others; spread rumors

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Example Sentences

The dining room, once an outlet for gossip and intrigue, was shuttered and the theater room padlocked.

Quick chats, catching up over coffee, hallway gossip, late-night laughs with loved ones can be the best gifts of life.

From Fortune

There’s still a little spark of gossip here, names dropped, and stories propped up and left on the roadside for embarrassment or for examination.

Bartenders still hear the world, and while that resonance would normally include a mixture of hearsay, local gossip and drowsy one-liners, it has now become a storm of collective struggle.

From Ozy

Farewell to the gossip dispensed at the break room coffee machine.

From Quartz

However much we gossip about heterosexual couples with large age gaps, we at least refrain from calling them sex offenders.

“Women go to the bathroom together and gossip, talk and argue all the time,” Vithi Cuc told The National.

Since I was toiling away at the time as a gossip columnist for The Washington Post, I immediately called him back.

And they sound like gulls, you know, when they sit and gossip in a bar together.

The mayor and Biasi are a popular topic of gossip in Matamoros.

He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.

Each little family group had had its say and exchanged its domestic gossip earlier in the evening.

He returned to the hotel, and, eluding a gossip-seeking landlady, went up to his room.

He talked a good deal on various topics, a little politics, some city news and neighborhood gossip.

In spite of the character bestowed upon her by her old friend, Mrs. Barford dearly loved a bit of gossip.


On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gossip, such as: buzz, chatter, chitchat, conversation, hearsay, and news.

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