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Definition of gossipy

: characterized by, full of, or given to gossip a gossipy letter gossipy neighbors

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this book on the people who have occupied the White House is a little too gossipy to qualify as serious history
Recent Examples on the Web This has created an ecosystem that can be harsh, gossipy, and bigoted like the 2000s tabloids were. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 25 May 2021 Through Halston’s journey on the limited series, Minnelli is his emotional support system, his go-to for late-night phone calls; gossipy dinners, and parties at Studio 54. Alicia Ramírez, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 May 2021 After all, workplaces can sometimes feel cloistered and gossipy and dull. Sarah Todd, Quartz, 12 May 2021 Celebrity beauty looks were documented and dissected primarily on red carpet shows and in gossipy magazines like Us and Star. Cheryl Wischhover, Allure, 4 May 2021 And offices are gossipy places, so telling your less-anxious reports will almost always get back to the more-anxious ones. Megan Greenwell, Wired, 14 Apr. 2021 But in a pandemic, there are none of the usual gossipy gatherings. Steven Levy, Wired, 17 Mar. 2021 Although his gossipy 2008 autobiography In Spite of Myself ends in a rather quiet cul-de-sac, the rip-roaring center of the book details every variety of mayhem a gorgeous actor could get up to in the 20th century. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 19 Feb. 2021 Sidestepping familiar channels in gossipy New York, Ono hired a Boston publicist, Charles J. Cohen, and told him to prepare a news release. Geoff Edgers, Washington Post, 12 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of gossipy

1818, in the meaning defined above

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2 Jun 2021

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“Gossipy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gossipy. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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