- n light informal conversation for social occasions
- n a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
the divorce caused much gossip
- n a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
- v wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies
- v talk socially without exchanging too much information
- You may not notice just how white celebrity-gossip sites like TMZ and PerezHilton really are until you check out ConcreteLoop.
- If you can't make it through a day without jonesing for sports gossip, head to ProFootballTalk's Daily Rumor Mill.
- No household in the world is more subject to the hot breath of gossip than Britain's House of Windsor.
- Cardinal Angelo Sodano in Nigeria Daily Independent
The people of God are with you and will not let themselves be influenced by the petty gossip of the moment, by the trials that sometimes assail the community of believers,Sodano told Benedict.
- Roger Ebert in USA Today
The food and drink I can do without easily,Ebert wrote. "The jokes, gossip, laughs, arguments and shared memories I miss."
- Gwyneth Paltrow in 3am.co.uk
The rumours were first sparked when Gwyneth said this in at interview: "I can be mean. I can cave in to gossip. I can ice people out and I can definitely harbour revenge. In fact, I'm having a situation right now with a friend where I'm feeling...