Definition of "gossip" [gos•sip]

  • (noun) Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature.
  • (noun) A person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or facts.
  • (noun) Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
  • (noun) A close friend or companion.
  • (noun) Chiefly British A godparent.

Use "gossip" in a sentence

  • "For the sake of this discussion, forget the negative connotations of the word gossip."
  • "I meant to have told you, but you are so grand in your lofty contempt of what you call gossip, but which I call good neighbourly intercourse!"
  • "Towards the end of the previous term gossip had it that the master of the Manor had been offered an appointment elsewhere."

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