Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
Idle gossip; chitchat.‘a bore whose bavardage could easily unsettle one's reason’
tittle-tattle, tattle, rumour, rumours, whispers, stories, tales, canards, titbits
- ‘Much bavardage occurs in which Celia gets the keys to Silas's car and spits in his face about his total worthlessness.’
French, from bavarder ‘to chatter’, from bavard ‘talkative’, from bave ‘drivel’.
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