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gos·sip

 (gŏs′əp)
n.
1. Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature.
2. A person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or facts.
3. Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
4. A close friend or companion.
5. Chiefly British A godparent.
intr.v. gos·siped, gos·sip·ing, gos·sips
To engage in or spread gossip: gossiped about the neighbors.

[Middle English godsib, gossip, godparent, from Old English godsibb : god, god; see god + sibb, kinsman; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]

gos′sip·er n.
gos′sip·ry n.
gos′sip·y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gossipy - prone to friendly informal communication
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

gossipy

adjective
Inclined to gossip:
Translations
مُحب للقيل والقال
upovídaný
pletykás
slúîurgjarn

gossipy

[ˈgɒsɪpɪ] ADJde cotilleo, chismoso; [style] → familiar, anecdótico

gossipy

[ˈgɒsɪpi] adj
[book, account] → plein(e) de bavardages
[person] → cancanier/ière

gossipy

adj persongeschwätzig; book, letterim Plauderton geschrieben; the gossipy world of publishingdie klatschsüchtige Welt des Verlagswesens; a long gossipy phone callein langer Schwatz or Tratsch am Telefon (inf); gossipy stylePlauderton m

gossipy

[ˈgɒsɪpɪ] adj
a. (pej) → pettegolo/a
a gossipy letter → una lettera piena di pettegolezzi
b. (tone) → frivolo/a

gossip

(ˈgosip) noun
1. talk about other people's affairs, not always truthful. I never pay any attention to gossip.
2. a chat. She dropped in for a cup of coffee and a gossip.
3. a person who listens to and passes on gossip. She's a dreadful gossip.
verb
1. to pass on gossip.
2. to chat.
ˈgossipy adjective
fond of gossiping. gossipy neighbours.
gossip column
an article in a newspaper etc containing gossip about famous people.
References in classic literature ?
And I don't think a whole lot of those gossipy old porpoises either.
said the gossipy tinker, pricking up his ear; "I am a tinker by trade, Middle by name, and come from over against Banbury.
Madame Selarne was in a gossipy mood and they found many mutual acquaintances.
Ned writes good, gossipy letters I taught him how and he tells me all that 's going on.
By apparently careless and purposeless questioning I learned from my gossipy landlady that the young woman's bedroom adjoined my own, a party-wall between.
A source said: "They are just gossipy letters and are very mundane.
ORDINARY LIES BBC1 9pm Mount Pleasant actress Sally Lindsay (above, who plays Kathy Kavanagh) takes centre stage tonight as juicy revelations about the gossipy PA's marriage unfold.
The gossipy news site set up a tournament bracket pitting what it deemed the 16 ugliest city accents in the United States against one another.
Now a reader, Eva, has sent me a delightful one she found in a hotel at Gatehouse of Fleet in Scotland: A gossipy tongue is a dangerous thing If its owner is thoughtless at heart.
Getting even more gossipy, Rayan criticised some quick-to-fame performers as getting to the top with their cash alone, not their vocal talent.
I'm not nasty or gossipy and wouldn't hurt anyone, so why don't people like me?
Cissie and Ada, the two gossipy old gals created by Les, aided and abetted by Roy Barraclough, appear in a new show called An Hysterical Rectomy.