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Definition of Gossip


  1. A sponsor; a godfather or a godmother.
  2. A friend or comrade; a companion; a familiar and customary acquaintance.
  3. One who runs house to house, tattling and telling news; an idle tattler.
  4. The tattle of a gossip; groundless rumor.
  5. To stand sponsor to.
  6. To make merry.
  7. To prate; to chat; to talk much.
  8. To run about and tattle; to tell idle tales.

Gossip Quotations

People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won't be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that's present.
Blake Lively

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Will Rogers

I know nothing more annoying when people I don't know jump to conclusions on my person based on nothing but gossip or speculation.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Gossip is a very dangerous tool. We should be more wary of the gossiper, and not the gossip they're trying to relay to you.
John Lydon

I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.
Beverley Mitchell
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Gossip Translations

gossip in Afrikaans is klets
gossip in Dutch is kletsen, kwaadspreken
gossip in Latin is rumor, fama
gossip in Norwegian is sladder, sladre
gossip in Portuguese is bisbolhetice
gossip in Spanish is cotilleo
gossip in Swedish is sladder, skvallra, skvaller, skvaller
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