Definition of goss in English:

goss

noun

British
informal
  • Gossip:

    ‘a bit of background goss’
    • ‘They are renowned for having a slippery relationship with the truth, but this week's goss mags are in an even more loathsome tangle than usual.’
    • ‘The discussion on who had bagged what quote was vastly outstripping even the goss on who'd be wearing what to the senior college formal.’
    • ‘During Tuesday's five hours, she offers other contemporary stuff already classified as classic, and tells us the goss about it.’
    • ‘I'll just have to keep reading her e-mails to pick up any goss.’
    • ‘The goss is that South Africa has scored their team and Aussie has lost theirs and the fourteenth team is going to New Zealand.’
    • ‘As promised, I told Leila the goss and we kept our eye on them both.’
    • ‘The discomfort from having to stand so purposelessly on the street corner has them doubly animate in recounting tales and goss.’
    • ‘I know someone who's doing some camerawork for the project, so I'll be sure to get the inside goss off her.’
    • ‘We have all the news, all the goss and all the biz on England's new megastar.’
    • ‘He had ‘connections’ everywhere to keep him up to date with the goss.’
    • ‘Just heard a juicy piece of gutter goss from a friend in Perth.’
    • ‘There are games, gags and goss all right, but these were only intermittently entertaining.’
    • ‘So that was obviously wrong goss, but it's definitely being announced on Monday.’
    • ‘It's like, I'm a celeb and she's trying to get as much goss as she can.’
    • ‘She told me all about her life at the Academy, minus the song hunting parts, and I told her all of the goss from back home.’
    • ‘And the goss is that she visited India again for spiritual growth, shaved her head and is back and living up the coast with her boyfriend in an apartment her parents own.’
    • ‘Lyn goes over to Susan's house to dish the goss on toy boy.’
    • ‘Clearly, I wasn't going to get any goss out of him.’
    • ‘Anyways, that's the goss on Australia, see you next chapter!’
    • ‘I'm also getting some inside goss, but I never repeat it.’
    tittle-tattle, tattle, whispers, stories, tales, canards, titbits
    chat, talk, conversation, chatter, heart-to-heart, tête-à-tête, powwow, blether, blather
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Origin

Late 20th century: abbreviation.

Pronunciation:

goss

/ɡɒs/