Definition of gossipmonger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡäsəpˌməNGɡər/

Entry from US English dictionary


A person who habitually passes on confidential information or spreads rumors.
Example sentences
  • But I'm fascinated by how gossipmongers make medical diagnoses on the flimsiest of paparazzi photos.
  • An eccentric rock star and his beautiful sister on a ranch in the middle of nowhere is irresistible fodder for the gossipmongers.
  • We don't really know if blogs will become the political pamphlets or the broadsheet ballads of our time, but their ability to act as the gossipmongers of the global village is undisputed.

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Syllabification: gos·sip·mon·ger

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