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verb [intransitive] gossip pronunciation in British English /ˈɡɒsɪp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegossiping
past tensegossiped
past participlegossiped
  1. to talk about other people or about things that are not important

    I don’t want people gossiping about me.



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