Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or characterized by gossip; hence, chatty; entertaining by a light, pleasing style of conversation or writing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of, or given to, gossip.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Prone to gossip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective prone to friendly informal communication

Etymologies

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gossip +‎ -y

Examples

  • Otherwise I am agreeing with you what you call gossipy I call it as well and what you call speculations I call it as well.

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  • This sort of instant connection, and the sudden vast availability of all sorts of information that used to be private or circulated only in gossipy zines, is affecting publishing in two directions.

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  • Then in gossipy groups all scattered and went their way.

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  • I think that we should have, we people who are over 40, people who are over 50, should have a magazine for want of a better term a gossipy kind of magazine but a little higher end gossipy magazine that tells stories about people who we know.

    CNN Transcript May 13, 2006

  • I think that we should have, we people who are over 40, people who are over 50, should have a magazine for want of a better term a gossipy kind of magazine but a little higher end gossipy magazine that tells stories about people who we know.

    CNN Transcript May 9, 2006

  • They may be characterized as gossipy, sarcastic, ironical, scandal-mongering, dealing in satire, abuse, hitting right and left at social and personal vices -- a cheese of rank flavor that is not to be partaken of too freely.

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  • New York Times book reviewer Connie Schultz calls "gossipy tidbits that fuel a narrative about their marriage and how it has shaped the presidency."

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  • The book is described as a gossipy chronicle of the 2008 election.

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  • 115 She took his frivolity in her stride, responded in kind, and their correspondence was soon characterized by a gossipy, bantering repartee.

    Storyteller

  • At the same time, she can deliver the kind of gossipy banter that feels authentic.

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