tittle-tattle


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tittle-tattle

  (informal)
talk about other people's lives that is usually unkind or not true They know that tittle-tattle about the royal family helps to sell newspapers.
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Responsibility, libel laws and the fact the entire future of the free press hangs in the balance already prevents me from any such tittle-tattle.
She also looks at the work's unending appeal and rejects the scurrilous and unfounded literary tittle-tattle about Barrie whom she describes as a man characterised by Move, affection, generosity, and imagination', a man who used his wealth to help others, notably the Great Ormond Street hospital.
GARY Barlow really plumbed the depths with his cutting comments to Misha B that she couldn''t win because of previous media tittle-tattle.
Leigh said he hacked into private voicemails to expose "bribery and corruption," not for "witless tittle-tattle.
McPhail, 31, admits he has been shocked by tittle-tattle about his health after missing Cardiff's pre-season games, insisting that the cancer which struck him two years ago is now "well out of my mind.
The gossip and tittle-tattle of Westminster is irrelevant to most people's lives.
The reason David issued the statement that he did is precisely to avoid the sort of nonsense and tittle-tattle that is around.
He added: "The way in which this information was reported, coupled with Jacqueline Peel's tendency to tittle-tattle, didn't make Mrs Kenworthy feel that there was an immediate risk.
As chief executive he was under enormous pressure and from what I heard - and it may have been tittle-tattle - was not the most popular man there.
Certainly what you do in intelligence is a bit of tittle-tattle here and a bit more information there.
All they were interested in - urged on by the Government - was salacious tittletattle and unjustified innuendo PHOENIX FOUR SPOKESMAN ''All they were interested in - urged on by the Government - was salacious tittle-tattle and unjustified innuendo.
Instead of wading into a 'fading TV star' and coming up with tittle-tattle about minority parties, I hope the Sunday Mercury will lead a campaign to elect Joanna Lumley as Prime Minister and jettison our MPs into a spin-off series of 'Absolutely Fabulous - if you can get it
Last night a top aide to Mr Blunkett said: "This is just tittle-tattle.
From the flood of informed speculation, intelligence tittle-tattle and political sabre-rattling that followed those terrible bombings, only one thing can be said with certainty.