noun Date: 1836 a person who starts or spreads gossip

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  • gossipmonger — [gäs′əpmuŋ΄gər, gäs′əpmäŋ΄gər] n. GOSSIP (n. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • gossipmonger — /gos euhp mung geuhr, mong /, n. a person especially fond of or addicted to gossiping. [1830 40; GOSSIP + MONGER] * * * …   Universalium

  • gossipmonger — noun A person who spreads gossip …   Wiktionary

  • gossipmonger — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others: blab, gossip, gossiper, newsmonger, rumormonger, scandalmonger, tabby, talebearer, taleteller, tattle, tattler, tattletale, telltale, whisperer. Slang: yenta. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • gossipmonger — n. person addicted to gossiping; gossip …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gossipmonger — gos•sip•mon•ger [[t]ˈgɒs əpˌmʌŋ gər, ˌmɒŋ [/t]] n. a person given to gossiping • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • gossipmonger — /ˈgɒsəpmʌŋgə/ (say gosuhpmungguh) noun someone who delights in inventing and spreading gossip …   Australian English dictionary

  • gossipmonger — noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others • Syn: ↑gossip, ↑gossiper, ↑rumormonger, ↑rumourmonger, ↑newsmonger • Derivationally related forms: ↑gossip (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Al-Humaza — Infobox Sura Name of Surah=Al Humaza Arabic name=سورة الهمزة Screenshot of Surah= Caption= Classification=Makkan Meaning of the name=The Gossipmonger Other names= Time of revelation= Sura number=104 Number of verses=9 Juz number=30 Hizb number=… …   Wikipedia

  • gossip — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. busybody, talebearer, chatterer; reports, rumors. v. i. talk, report, tattle, whisper. See curiosity, information, speech, news. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Local, petty talk] Syn. babble, chatter,… …   English dictionary for students

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