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Another word for gossip

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Noun
  1. Idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others

      1. A cask on a ship used to hold the day's supply of drinking water.
      2. A drinking fountain on a ship.
      3. Gossip; rumor.
      1. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning and may consist of a single morpheme or of a combination of morphemes.
      2. Something said; an utterance, remark, or comment:
      3. A command or direction; an order:
      1. Petty gossip; trivial talk.
      2. To talk idly or foolishly; gossip.
      1. To reveal the plans or activities of another, especially ones that are secret or improper:
      2. To chatter; prate.
      3. To reveal (something about someone) to another, as through gossiping.
      1. Spreading gossip or rumor.
      1. A piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth.
      2. Unverified information received from another; hearsay.
      3. To spread or tell by rumor.
      1. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
      2. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
      3. Bound volumes containing the published court opinions in legal cases, intended to provide a reference for precedents in subsequent cases.
      1. Unverified information heard or received from another; rumor.
      2. Evidence that is not within the personal knowledge of a witness, such as testimony regarding statements made by someone other than the witness, and that therefore may be inadmissible to establish the truth of a particular contention because the accuracy of the evidence cannot be verified through cross-examination.
      1. Spiritual relationship or affinity; gossiprede; special intimacy.
      2. Idle talk; gossip.
      3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  2. A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others

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Verb
  1. To engage in or spread gossip

      1. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      2. Something uttered very softly:
      3. A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint:
      1. Petty gossip; trivial talk.
      2. To talk idly or foolishly; gossip.
      1. To reveal the plans or activities of another, especially ones that are secret or improper:
      2. To chatter; prate.
      3. To reveal (something about someone) to another, as through gossiping.
      1. To exchange thoughts or opinions in spoken or sign language; converse:
      2. To utter or pronounce words:
      3. To imitate the sounds of human speech:
      1. A piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth.
      2. Unverified information received from another; hearsay.
      3. To spread or tell by rumor.
      1. Sound or a sound that is loud, unpleasant, unexpected, or undesired.
      2. Sound or a sound of any kind:
      3. A loud outcry or commotion:
      1. To reveal (secret matters), especially through indiscreet or unreserved talk.
      2. To reveal secret matters indiscreetly.
      3. To chatter thoughtlessly or indiscreetly.

Another word for gossip

Noun
  1. Local, petty talk

  2. One who indulges in petty talk

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