HyperDic: gossip

English > 5 senses of the word gossip:
NOUNcommunicationgossip, chitchat, chit-chat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerielight informal conversation for social occasions
communicationgossip, comment, scuttlebutta report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
person gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, newsmongera person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
VERBcommunicationgossip, dish the dirtwag one's tongue
communicationgossip, chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, jaw, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
gossip > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'sahp
Rhymesarchbishop ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > gossip: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninglight informal conversation for social occasions.
Synonymschitchat, chit-chat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerie
Broaderchat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmooseAn informal conversation
Spanishcháchara, charla, chin wag, chin-wag, chit chat, chit-chat, gabfest, palique
Catalanchin wag, chin-wag, chit-chat, gabfest, safareig, xafarderies
Adjectivesgossipyprone to friendly informal / informal communication
Verbsgossiptalk socially without exchanging too much information
English > gossip: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people.
Example"the divorce caused much gossip"
Synonymscomment, scuttlebutt
NarrowerearfulAn outpouring of gossip
grapevine, pipeline, word of mouthgossip spread by spoken communication
rumor, rumour, hearsaygossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
scandal, dirt, malicious gossipdisgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
talk, talk of the townidle gossip or rumor
Broaderreport, accountThe act of informing by verbal / verbal / verbal report
Spanishbochinche, brete, chambre, chimento, chirmol, chisme, chismorreo, cocoa, copucha, cotilleo, cuecho, mitote, murmuración, vinazo
Catalancomentari
Verbsgossipwag one's tongue
English > gossip: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others.
Synonymsgossiper, gossipmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, newsmonger
NarrowercatA spiteful woman gossip
scandalmongerA person who spreads malicious gossip
tattletale, tattler, taleteller, talebearer, telltale, blabbermouthsomeone who gossips indiscreetly
yenta(Yiddish) a woman who talks too much
BroadercommunicatorA person who communicates with others
Spanishargüendero, chismosa, chismoso, copuchento, cotilla
Catalantafaner, xafarder
Verbsgossipwag one's tongue
English > gossip: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningwag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue gossip; Sam wants to gossip with Sue
Synonymdish the dirt
Narrowerrumor, rumour, bruittell or spread rumors
Broadertalk, speakExchange thoughts
Spanishcharlar, chismear, chismorrear, cotillear
Catalanxafardejar
Nounsgossipa report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
gossip, gossipera person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
gossipinga conversation that spreads personal information about other people
English > gossip: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymschew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, jaw, claver, visit
Narrowershmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbonetalk / talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
Broaderconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
Spanishcharlar, chatear, chat, chismear, confabularse, cotillear, garlar, parlar, parlotear, platicar, visitar
Catalanconfabular-se, conversar, fer un xat, garlar, parlotejar, petar, visitar, xafardejar, xarrar, xatejar, xerrar
Nounsgossiplight informal conversation for social occasions

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