gossipmonger


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gos·sip·mon·ger

 (gŏs′əp-mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
n.
One who gossips.

gossipmonger

(ˈɡɒsɪpˌmʌŋɡə)
n
another word for gossip3

gos•sip•mon•ger

(ˈgɒs əpˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-)

n.
a person given to gossiping.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gossipmonger - a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
communicator - a person who communicates with others
cat - a spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!"
scandalmonger - a person who spreads malicious gossip
blabbermouth, talebearer, taleteller, tattler, tattletale, telltale - someone who gossips indiscreetly
yenta - (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal

gossipmonger

noun
A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others:
Slang: yenta.
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