Synonyms of gossip in English:

gossip


See definition of gossip

noun

1‘tell me all the gossip about the new tenants’

SYNONYMS

tittle-tattle, tattle, rumour, rumours, whispers, stories, tales, canards, titbits

idle talk, scandal, hearsay

malicious gossip, whispering campaign, smear campaign

bavardage, on dit

Kaffeeklatsch

West Indian labrish, shu-shu

informal dirt, buzz, mud-slinging

British informal goss

North American informal scuttlebutt

South African informal skinder

rare bruit

ANTONYMS

facts, the truth

2‘they then adjourn to the pub for a glass and a gossip’

SYNONYMS

chat, talk, conversation, chatter, heart-to-heart, tête-à-tête, powwow, blether, blather

conference, discussion, dialogue, exchange

Indian adda

informal chit-chat, jaw, gas, confab, goss

British informal natter, chinwag, rabbit

Northern English Scottish informal crack

North American informal rap, bull session, gabfest

NZ Australian informal mag, yarn

rare confabulation, colloquy

3‘Myra is a dear, but she's also a gossip’

SYNONYMS

scandalmonger, gossipmonger, tattler, tittle-tattler, busybody, muckraker

informal bad-mouth, bad-mouther

rare quidnunc, calumniator


verb

1‘she had gossiped about his wife's illness’

SYNONYMS

spread rumours, spread gossip, circulate rumours, spread stories, tittle-tattle, tattle, talk, whisper, tell tales, muckrake

informal dish the dirt

South African informal skinder

literary bruit something about, bruit something abroad

2‘people sat around gossiping as they drank’

SYNONYMS

chat, talk, converse, speak to each other, discuss things, have a talk, have a chat, have a tête-à-tête, have a conversation, engage in conversation

informal gas, have a confab, chew the fat, chew the rag, jaw, rap, yak, yap

British informal natter, have a chinwag, chinwag

North American informal shoot the breeze, shoot the bull, visit

NZ Australian informal mag

formal confabulate