gossipmonger

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noun gos·sip·mon·ger \ˈgä-səp-ˌməŋ-gər, -ˌmäŋ-\

Definition of gossipmonger

  1. :  a person who starts or spreads gossip

Examples of gossipmonger in a sentence

  1. the upcoming nuptials between the sixtyish businessman and the twentysomething have sent the gossipmongers into overdrive

1836

First Known Use of gossipmonger

1836


GOSSIPMONGER Defined for English Language Learners

gossipmonger

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noun gos·sip·mon·ger \ˈgä-səp-ˌməŋ-gər, -ˌmäŋ-\

Definition of gossipmonger for English Language Learners

  • : a person who enjoys talking about other people's private lives : a person who spreads gossip



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