Synonyms of gossip in English:

gossip


See definition of gossip

noun

1‘tell me all the gossip about the new tenants’

SYNONYMS
tittle-tattle, tattle, rumour, rumours, whispers, stories, tales, canards, titbits
idle talk, scandal, hearsay
malicious gossip, whispering campaign, smear campaign
bavardage, on dit
Kaffeeklatsch
West Indian labrish, shu-shu
informal dirt, buzz, mud-slinging
British informal goss
North American informal scuttlebutt
South African informal skinder
rare bruit
ANTONYMS

facts, the truth

2‘they then adjourn to the pub for a glass and a gossip’

SYNONYMS
chat, talk, conversation, chatter, heart-to-heart, tête-à-tête, powwow, blether, blather
conference, discussion, dialogue, exchange
Indian adda
informal chit-chat, jaw, gas, confab, goss
British informal natter, chinwag, rabbit
Scottish, Northern English informal crack
North American informal rap, bull session, gabfest
Australian, New Zealand informal mag, yarn
rare confabulation, colloquy

3‘Myra is a dear, but she's also a gossip’

SYNONYMS
scandalmonger, gossipmonger, tattler, tittle-tattler, busybody, muckraker
informal bad-mouth, bad-mouther
rare quidnunc, calumniator

verb

1‘she had gossiped about his wife's illness’

SYNONYMS
spread rumours, spread gossip, circulate rumours, spread stories, tittle-tattle, tattle, talk, whisper, tell tales, muckrake
informal dish the dirt
South African informal skinder
literary bruit something about, bruit something abroad

2‘people sat around gossiping as they drank’

SYNONYMS
chat, talk, converse, speak to each other, discuss things, have a talk, have a chat, have a tête-à-tête, have a conversation, engage in conversation
informal gas, have a confab, chew the fat, chew the rag, jaw, rap, yak, yap
British informal natter, have a chinwag, chinwag
North American informal shoot the breeze, shoot the bull, visit
Australian, New Zealand informal mag
formal confabulate