Gossip and Rumour


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Gossip noun – A person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others.
Rumour is a synonym for gossip in speech topic. In some cases you can use "Rumour" instead the word "Gossip" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like calumny, tattle, tittle-tattle, rumor.
Nearby Words: gossiped, gossipy, gossiping
Synonyms for Gossip


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Rumour noun – Gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth.
Gossip is a synonym for rumour in story topic. You can use "Gossip" instead the word "Rumour" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as calumny, tattle, rumor.
Nearby Words: rumor, rumored, rumoured, rumoring
Synonyms for Rumour

How words are described

old old gossip old rumour
common common gossip common rumour
nasty nasty gossip nasty rumour
false false gossip false rumour
Other adjectives: cruel, silly.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Love Actually Gossip Evolution: When Jamie comes to propose to Aurelia at the end, the rumour soon goes from "Father is about to sell Aurelia as a slave to this Englishman" to "Apparently he is going to kill Aurelia".
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