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tittle-tattlenoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɪt.l̩ˌtæt.l̩/  us   /ˈtɪt̬.l̩ˌtæt̬-/ old-fashioned informal
talk about other people's ​lives that is usually ​unkind, ​disapproving, or not ​true
(Definition of tittle-tattle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tittle-tattle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲聊, 闲言碎语…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閒聊, 閒言碎語…
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