1. Name for idle personal talk or communication that is often unsubstantiated information. Gossip may be scandalous in content or malicious in intention. 2. To engage in this style of talk.

GOSSIP: "Lyn was a gossip and loved to her about other people."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOSSIP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gossip/ (accessed May 18, 2021).