gossipmonger

noun
gos·​sip·​mon·​ger | \ ˈgä-səp-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce gossipmonger (audio) , -ˌmäŋ- \

Definition of gossipmonger

: a person who starts or spreads gossip

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Examples of gossipmonger in a Sentence

the upcoming nuptials between the sixtyish businessman and the twentysomething have sent the gossipmongers into overdrive
Recent Examples on the Web The internet gossipmonger is quickly welcomed into the fold of conservative rabble-rousers; in some leafy enclave of Greater Washington, Laura Ingraham even hosts a party to introduce him around. Amanda Whiting, Vulture, 21 Sep. 2021 Helen plants a story about the film with gossipmonger Hedda Hopper, and Avis greenlights a new movie written by Archie and directed by Raymond. Jean Bentley, refinery29.com, 4 May 2020 De Havilland objected to her depiction on the show, saying her likeness was illegally used and her character, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, came across as a vulgar gossipmonger. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 De Havilland objected to her depiction on the show, saying her likeness was illegally used and her character, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, came across as a vulgar gossipmonger. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 De Havilland objected to her depiction on the show, saying her likeness was illegally used and her character, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, came across as a vulgar gossipmonger. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 De Havilland objected to her depiction on the show, saying her likeness was illegally used and her character, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, came across as a vulgar gossipmonger. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 De Havilland objected to her depiction on the show, saying her likeness was illegally used and her character, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, came across as a vulgar gossipmonger. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 De Havilland objected to her depiction on the show, saying her likeness was illegally used and her character, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, came across as a vulgar gossipmonger. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of gossipmonger

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gossipmonger was in 1836

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29 Sep 2021

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“Gossipmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gossipmonger. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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gossipmonger

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English Language Learners Definition of gossipmonger

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

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