scandalmonger

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scan·dal·mon·ger

 (skăn′dl-mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
n.
One who spreads malicious gossip.

scan′dal·mon′ger·ing n.

scandalmonger

(ˈskændəlˌmʌŋɡə)
n
a person who spreads or enjoys scandal, gossip, etc

scan•dal•mon•ger

(ˈskæn dlˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-)

n.
a person who gossips about scandal.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scandalmonger - a person who spreads malicious gossip
gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, gossip - a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others

scandalmonger

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

scandalmonger

[ˈskændlˌmʌŋgəʳ] Nchismoso/a m/f

scandalmonger

[ˈskændlˌmʌŋgəʳ] nmalalingua
References in classic literature ?
I told you the fellow was nothing but a scandalmonger," said Gania.
Presently the intoler able scandalmonger withdrew, probably to inform the people in the billiard-room that we two were gambling on the verandah like mad.
While we have CNN, Facebook and Twitter to keep us abreast of every horrific happening, the ancient crowd had to rely on witnesses and scandalmongers.
He earnestly trusted that the losses were not severe, but he thought that the sooner scandalmongers got their due the better it would be.
He mimicked scandalmongers, dismantled scandal's dangers, and implicated his readers in the quotidian, including the filth, of everyday life.
Although someone's insinuations sound believable, remain aware of the little voice inside you telling you not to trust scandalmongers.
The sign read: "This happened to me for being a rapist and it is going to happen to all the scandalmongers, traitors.
Tomorrow at 10am, the Scandalmongers storytelling group will guide a free wildlife story walk for 5-11-year-olds from the caf at West Bay, Westgate-on-Sea.
He revealed how he hoped the show would shed light on what he called America's "political DNA", saying: "Part of the problem is that the American political process is so much in the hands of spin doctors and scandalmongers and you never get a substantive debate.
The movie celebrates George's behavior and paints blue-nosed scandalmongers as cheap and tawdry.
Resident scandalmongers Ruby and Pearl Pratt are surprised by the reappearance of their father, who begins causing mischief in the town.
Restoration gossips and memoirists, and especially Puritan scandalmongers, roundly asserted that Jermyn's power and rise to the nobility were not earned, but all the Queen's doing; rumor also had it that one of the great open secrets of the century was the quiet 'marriage', after 1649, between Henrietta Maria and Jermyn; and according to a tantalizing bit of spin in Pepys, a child resulted from this union.