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gossip

US [ˈɡɑsɪp]
UK [ˈɡɒsɪp]
  • n.八卦;八卦新闻;爱闲聊的人
  • v.八卦
  • Web闲话;闲谈;流言
Plural Form:gossips  Present Participle:gossiping  Past Tense:gossiped  
gossip
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n.
1.
[u]
流言蜚语;闲言碎语informal talk or stories about other people's private lives, that may be unkind or not true
Don't believe all the gossip you hear.
别对那些道听途说都信以为真。
Tell me all the latest gossip !
把最新的小道消息都讲给我听听吧!
The gossip was that he had lost a fortune on the stock exchange.
有小道消息说他在股票交易中赔了一大笔钱。
It was common gossip(= everyone said so) that they were having an affair.
大家议论纷纷说他们之间关系暧昧。
She's a great one for idle gossip(= she enjoys spreading stories about other people that are probably not true) .
她很喜欢说别人闲话。
2.
[c][ususing]
闲聊a conversation about other people and their private lives
I love a good gossip.
我喜欢闲聊天。
3.
[c]
喜欢传播流言蜚语的人;爱说长道短(或说三道四)的人a person who enjoys talking about other people's private lives
v.
1.
[i]
传播流言蜚语;说三道四;说长道短to talk about other people's private lives, often in an unkind way
I can't stand here gossiping all day.
我不能整天站在这儿闲聊啊。
She's been gossiping about you.
她一直在说你的闲话。

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