1. Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature.
2. A person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or facts.
3. Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
4. A close friend or companion.
5. Chiefly British A godparent.
intr.v. gos·siped, gos·sip·ing, gos·sips
To engage in or spread gossip: gossiped about the neighbors.
[Middle English godsib, gossip, godparent, from Old English godsibb : god, god; see GOD + sibb, kinsman; see s(w)e- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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