from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who spreads rumors.
  • intransitive verb To engage in the spreading of rumors.

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

  • noun A person who spreads rumors and gossip.
  • verb To spread rumors and gossip.

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

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others


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  • Stumbled across this delightful word today!

    July 4, 2011