Gossip and Hearsay

Gossip

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Gossip noun – Information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy.
Usage example: idle gossip can really damage a person's reputation even if it is later proven to be false

Hearsay is a synonym for gossip in idle talk topic. In some cases you can use "Hearsay" instead a noun "Gossip", when it comes to topics like speech, words, rumour, calumny. popular alternative
Nearby Words: gossiped, gossipy, gossiping
Synonyms for Gossip

Hearsay

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Hearsay noun – Information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy.
Usage example: supposedly, he's planning to quit, but that's only hearsay

Gossip is a synonym for hearsay in rumour topic. You can use "Gossip" instead a noun "Hearsay", if it concerns topics such as speech, words, calumny, sense of hearing. popular alternative
Synonyms for Hearsay

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silly silly gossip silly hearsay
malicious malicious gossip malicious hearsay
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