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gossip 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈgäsəp/,
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gossips, plural;
  1. Engage in gossip
    • - they would start gossiping about her as soon as she left
Noun
  1. Casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true
    • - he became the subject of much local gossip
  2. A person who likes talking about other people's private lives


  1. chitchat: light informal conversation for social occasions
  2. dish the dirt: wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt"
  3. a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"
  4. chew the fat: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
  5. a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
  6. Gossip is idle talk or rumour, especially about the personal or private affairs of others. It forms one of the oldest and most common means of sharing (unproven) facts and views, but also has a reputation for the introduction of errors and other variations into the information transmitted. ...
  7. Gossip is a 2000 teen drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim and featuring an ensemble cast including James Marsden, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus, and Kate Hudson.
  8. Gossip is a 2000 Swedish comedy/drama film. It was directed and written by Colin Nutley.
  9. Gossip is the double LP debut album by Australian rock group Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls. Produced by Alan Thorne and Paul Kelly, it was released on Mushroom Records in September 1986, which peaked at No. 15 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart, and achieved gold record status. ...
  10. Gossip (formerly The Gossip) is a three-piece American indie rock band formed in 1999. The band consists of singer Beth Ditto, guitarist Brace Paine and drummer Hannah Blilie . ...
  11. “Gossip” is the 67th episode of the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. It was also the twentieth episode of the show’s third season.
  12. Gossip is the first EP recorded by electronic rock band, Breathe Carolina. It was an iTunes-exclusive release, but has since been removed from the music retailer.
  13. "Gossip" is the first single from Lil Wayne's EP The Leak.. XXL (October 26, 2007). Accessed October 26, 2007. The single was officially released December 18, 2007 to the iTunes Store. This song samples The Supremes' "Stop! in the Name of Love".
  14. Gossip is an instant messaging client for Unix-like operating systems. It uses XMPP protocol and adheres to GNOME's published human interface guidelines . It is written in the C programming language, and its main developer is Mikael Hallendal, founder of Imendio .
  15. Gossip was an experimental video game created for the Atari 400 by Chris Crawford. Crawford wished for games that would simulate aspects of human social interaction, thus creating games with “social challenges” that would broaden the universe of computer and video game genres. ...
  16. Someone who likes to talk about someone else’s private or personal business; Idle talk about someone’s private or personal matters, especially someone not present; A genre in contemporary media, usually focused on the personal affairs of celebrities; To talk about someone else's private or ...
  17. (Gossiping) In our discussions outside of meetings, we need to avoid gossip and criticism of one another. It is often easier for us to see the defects of others than to recognize our own, particularly when we dislike the person in question or hold resentments against that person. ...
  18. (Gossips) rumors regarding specific individuals and their personal lives.
  19. To dream of being interested in common gossip, you will undergo some humiliating trouble caused by overconfidence in transient friendships. If you are the object of gossip, you may expect some pleasurable surprise.
  20. Talking about things instead of doing them. Also, talking about things that are offstage or in the past or future.
  21. Gossiping is a serious sin in Judaism. See Speech and Lashon Ha-Ra.
  22. This person has a need to not only know everyone else's personal business, but also to spread that information throughout the office. The gossip eavesdrops on people's conversations, peeks at what's on people's desks and computer screens, and then spreads rumors to anyone who will listen.
  23. A process by which preadolescents establish group norms.
  24. (1) the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. (2) cannibalism. (3) the opiate of the oppressed.
  25. a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts