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Synonyms for gossip

Synonyms for gossip

idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others

to engage in or spread gossip

Synonyms for gossip

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So a gentle gossip is par for the course of life and quite enjoyable but really personal, venomous stuff is now making me think that the gossiper is the problem not the subject.
But village gossip about his wife's death threatens his social standing, and Bickleigh sets about shutting up the gossipers.
Humor and laughter in Austen's letters connect us to her and to one another, as whiners, as depreciators, as gossipers, as well as lovers of the way words make us laugh--and especially so when those words are Jane Austen's.
Rather than take positive action to address their needs, gossipers waste time and energy discussing the shortcomings of others, often in hushed hallway conversations.
And with gossip now being socially acceptable, for medical reasons of course, closet male gossipers can now venture forth too.
The best gossipers can tell a good story and listen and retell an interesting piece of news.
Funnily enough though, the gossipers speculated that one of Anthea's requests on her wedding list was that she wished for `fifteen of everything'.
Sally learns it isn't just gossipers who think she started the fire.
First, they share the spoils of their activities with those most likely to know of them, staunching the flow of gossip by implicating likely gossipers.
In the second, however, the music--now more acerbically modernist, in the vein of Kurt Weill or Hanns Eisler--forces the chess-players, the tea-party gossipers, the telephone operator to synchronize their own speech patterns to "fit" or "meet" the musical beat.
The gossipers have also had it that Adams stormed out of a team meeting last week, furiously putting the blame for Arsenal's recent patch of poor form on the club's influx of overseas signings.
28) Even though Eula's has remained common knowledge among the community's gossipers all these years, Flem has the ultimate authority, as a gentleman, to expose her adultery.
The magazine, devoured by many Gen-X aspiring gossipers, recommended keeping sweet treats on your desk in an attractive jar and making sure they're the kind that melt quickly, so folks will stay around for a while.
Scientific gossip takes place under relatively intimate conditions and mostly without witnesses; hence the gossipers need to act in solidarity, leaning on and referring to each other for more credibility (Trinh, 1989, p.
Reps at the party in Paris voiced out that they two were just friends and were having a good time at the party, nothing on the flirting side had taken place and these were just a few other rumours that have been made by gossipers because, well, Lawrence is an Oscar- winning actress and is starting to get famous by the day.