gossiping Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a conversation that spreads personal information about other people
  2. verb wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies
    gossip; dish the dirt.
    • She won't dish the dirt
  3. verb talk socially without exchanging too much information
    shoot the breeze; chit-chat; chew the fat; confab; chitchat; jaw; claver; visit; chaffer; chat; natter; gossip; chatter; confabulate.
    • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze