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gossipy

[gos-uh-pee] /ˈgɒs ə pi/
adjective
1.
given to or fond of gossip:
a gossipy neighbor.
2.
full of gossip:
a gossipy tabloid.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; gossip + -y1
Related forms
gossipiness, noun
ungossipy, adjective
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  • Tell the reader things that are gossipy, too, because gossip reveals.
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  • What happened is that her co-workers confronted her, it got to be fairly gossipy in this small southern town.
Word Origin and History for gossipy
adj.

1818, from gossip (n.) + -y (2).

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