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as in gossiper
a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others because her friend was such a compulsive gossip, she couldn't help but wonder if her private life wasn't also being made the talk of the town

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as in rumor
information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy idle gossip can really damage a person's reputation even if it is later proven to be false

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“Gossip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gossip. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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