Definition of Gossipmonger

1. Noun. A person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others.

Exact synonyms: Gossip, Gossiper, Newsmonger, Rumormonger, Rumourmonger
Generic synonyms: Communicator
Specialized synonyms: Cat, Scandalmonger, Blabbermouth, Talebearer, Taleteller, Tattler, Tattletale, Telltale, Yenta
Derivative terms: Gossip, Gossip



Definition of Gossipmonger

1. Noun. A person who spreads gossip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gossipmonger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gossipmonger

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gossing
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gossipiest
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gossipingly
gossipmonger (current term)
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gossoon
gossoons

Literary usage of Gossipmonger

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"One who gossips ; a gossipmonger. " I wonder who will be their Master of the ... A chatty or gossiping person ; a scandal-bearer. lile chief gossipmonger of ..."

2. A Book about Lawyers by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1867)
"... murmurs that " old Abbott, who is the gossipmonger of the parsons, wants to push his son into a place for which there is a better candidate. ..."

3. China in Law and Commerce by Thomas R. Jernigan (1905)
"... and its particular uses, and as no one can compete with the Chinese as a gossipmonger, most of the machinery seen would secure cheap advertisement. ..."

4. The Court of Russia in the Nineteenth Century by Edward Arthur Brayley Hodgetts (1908)
"... and strives to correct the favourable impression received by the baroness, by extracts from that gossipmonger introduced as footnotes. ..."

5. Some Celebrated Irish Beauties of the Last Century by Frances A. Gerard (1895)
"This inveterate old gossipmonger concludes the tale of scandal which he has been writing to bia friend at Florence with a bon mot at poor Lady ..."

6. Russia by Donald Mackenzie Wallace (1905)
"... (the priest's wife), who is the chief gossipmonger of the neighbourhood. There is not much scandal in the district, but what little there is the ..."

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