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English definition of “gossip”

gossip

verb [I]     /ˈɡɒs.ɪp/ US  /ˈɡɑː.səp/
B2 to talk about other people's private lives : Stop gossiping and get on with some work . People have started to gossip about us.Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of gossip verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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