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Gossip

See also Slander.
Gourmandism (See EPICUREANISM, GLUTTONY.)
Graciousness (See COURTESY, HOSPITALITY.)
assembly of women
symbolizes gossip in dream context. [Dream Lore: Jobes, 143]
Blondie and Tootsie
two characters continually gossiping from morning to night. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118]
Duchess of Berwick
rumor-jabbering woman upsets Lady Windermere. [Br. Lit.: Lady Windermere’s Fan, Magill I, 488–490]
Norris, Mrs.
Fanny’s aunt, the universal type of busybody. [Br. Lit.: Mansfield Park, Magill I, 562–564]
Peyton Place
New Hampshire town where everyone knows everyone else’s business. [Am. Lit.: Peyton Place, Payton, 523]
Sneerwell, Lady
leader of a group that creates and spreads malicious gossip. [Br. Drama: Sheridan The School for Scandal]
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Some or most of them are just gossipmongers, or observers, or do not want to be late on the news.)
It did not help that around the time Gaga ended her relationship with her fiance Christian Carino, giving gossipmongers a lot to ponder about.
It seems as if many of their most meaningful interactions occurred in her salon in front of an audience of gossipmongers.
As noted by Xun Lu as early as the 1920s, "those who study the Classics see the novel as conveying the ideas of the Book of Changes; those who uphold morality find it a book of lust; people with literary talent see it as a love romance; revolutionaries consider it a critique of the Manchu state; gossipmongers view it as an expose of the secrets of the court" (Lu, 2005/1927, pp.
Pursuing a hazardous existence on the edge of being, subject to malign forces (such as paparazzi and gossipmongers), the star icon is beset with forces that threaten to drag him or her down to earth, depleting his or her power over the popular imagination.
The judge added: "Knowing that Sir Cliff was under investigation might be of interest to the gossipmongers, but it does not contribute materially to the genuine public interest."
I guess it would have been difficult for the MIT team to vet the integrity of each of the three million gossipmongers subjected to the study, but the role of trolls, and more importantly, troll farms is shaping up to be undeniable factors that have 'reshaped' history.
President Kiir undeservingly humiliated him at the wrong time on illogical accusations concocted by gossipmongers.
TO: Invite hubby Jamie every week to avoid gossipmongers talking about the Strictly curse.
The 32-year-old actress recently took to Twitter to slam the gossipmongers.
In her interview conducted by Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Jacqueline hints at her dislike of Lyndon Johnson: in her view, Johnson was one of the gossipmongers who spread rumours about Jack's Addison's disease to weaken his chances for the presidential nomination, ceasing his smear campaign only after he was chosen for a Vice President.
Colonel Adel Al-Hashash, Director General of Relations and Security Information at the Ministry of Interior, said in a statement rumors may cause fear, insecurity and rifts in the national unity, saying there are laws that prohibit and penalize the gossipmongers. The department of combating cybercrime of the criminal inspection department seriously deals with rumors, in terms of tracking down the cyber mongers and referring them to justice.