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Synonyms for gossip

Synonyms for gossip

idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others

to engage in or spread gossip

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His book has some good invention in it, it presents us with something but brings nothing to a conclusion: we must wait for the Second Part it promises: perhaps with amendment it may succeed in winning the full measure of grace that is now denied it; and in the mean time do you, senor gossip, keep it shut up in your own quarters.
You see that he is mad," he said, in a low tone, to Gossip Tourangeau.
added Gossip Tourangeau, making the sign of the cross.
No," said the archdeacon, grasping the arm of Gossip Tourangeau, and a ray of enthusiasm lighted up his gloomy eyes, "no, I do not reject science.
For a long time, Gossip Tourangeau, intelligent as was his glance, had appeared not to understand Dom Claude.
Master," said Gossip Tourangeau, as he took leave of the archdeacon, "I love wise men and great minds, and I hold you in singular esteem.
The archdeacon returned to his chamber dumbfounded, comprehending at last who Gossip Tourangeau was, and recalling that passage of the register of Sainte-Martin, of Tours:--
By this time, Doctor Wybrow had remembered his patients, and had heard enough of the club gossip.
The girls found this more interesting than gossip, partly owing to its novelty, doubtless; but the enthusiasm was sincere while it lasted, and did them good.
Benjy graciously shakes hands with the speaker, who has left our village for some years, but has come over for "veast" day on a visit to an old gossip, and gently indicates the heir-apparent of the Browns.
And then they inspect the penny peep-show--at least Tom does-- while old Benjy stands outside and gossips and walks up the steps, and enters the mysterious doors of the pink-eyed lady and the Irish giant, who do not by any means come up to their pictures; and the boa will not swallow his rabbit, but there the rabbit is waiting to be swallowed; and what can you expect for tuppence?
Tom is carried away by old Benjy, dog- tired and surfeited with pleasure, as the evening comes on and the dancing begins in the booths; and though Willum, and Rachel in her new ribbons, and many another good lad and lass don't come away just yet, but have a good step out, and enjoy it, and get no harm thereby, yet we, being sober folk, will just stroll away up through the churchyard, and by the old yew-tree, and get a quiet dish of tea and a parley with our gossips, as the steady ones of our village do, and so to bed.
There are people who use gossip as a political weapon in the office.
When they decide to make their first deposit, they will get [pounds sterling]20 free plus a spin on the famous Gossip wheel where they can win up to [pounds sterling]2,500 extra guaranteed - all for a simple [pounds sterling]10.
Researchers noted that participants often warned others about a selfish member's behavior or spread good gossip about someone.