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Definition of gossipy

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

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Examples of gossipy in a Sentence

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 The story was picked up by Wehoville, a gossipy hyperlocal blog that is widely read in West Hollywood. Los Angeles Times, 5 July 2022 Five booksellers went missing that year, all of whom were involved with publisher Mighty Current and its shop Causeway Bay Books, which sold gossipy titles about China's elite. Kathleen Magramo, CNN, 5 July 2022 While there’s a lot of action, there’s no overall plot — the story is basically a series of gossipy anecdotes and sassy character sketches. Marion Winik, Washington Post, 26 June 2022 If Barber’s narrative of tumultuous times is often more gossipy than revelatory, his insight into how power operates and sustains itself is truly intriguing. The Atlantic, 16 May 2022 Golden-Coners, mostly gay men and straight women, hustled from gossipy panel discussions to raucous trivia games and reverent autograph signings. New York Times, 4 May 2022 Sun was glinting off the creek, a gossipy circle of wild turkeys faced us on the other side, and Somers was in a pensive mood. Washington Post, 2 May 2022 Back in London, gossipy members of society accused Duff Gordon of bribing the crew to row the two-thirds-empty craft from the scene without helping victims in the water. People Staff, PEOPLE.com, 15 Apr. 2022 As does adding the heroine’s parents, best friend, and sister, who watch Remy date from the sidelines, providing gossipy, loving, commentary. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 5 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gossipy

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gossipy was in 1818

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20 Jul 2022

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“Gossipy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gossipy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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