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 (gŏs′əp-mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
One who gossips.
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another word for gossip3
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(ˈgɒs əpˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-)

a person given to gossiping.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gossipmonger - a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
communicator - a person who communicates with others
cat - a spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!"
scandalmonger - a person who spreads malicious gossip
blabbermouth, talebearer, taleteller, tattler, tattletale, telltale - someone who gossips indiscreetly
yenta - (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal
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A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others:
Slang: yenta.
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