gossip about

gossip about (someone or something)

To speak about someone or something in a hurtful or spiteful manner. Those popular girls are always gossiping about someone in our class. Oh please, I know you're the one who gossiped about me and started those awful rumors!
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gossip about someone or something

to talk maliciously about someone or something. Who are you gossiping about now? They are gossiping about what happened last weekend.
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The only thing is, media should write interesting gossip about me, that is good read," the actor added.
First, let's classify gossips into two: one is gossip regarding an employee while the second is gossip about the company.
Still, the action, with the possible exception of Gloria's final act of arson, takes place offstage, and is enacted through second- or third-hand retellings, rendered through multiple layers of prurient and obsessively detailed gossip about the lives of others.
Researchers noted that participants often warned others about a selfish member's behavior or spread good gossip about someone.
For example, an IS longing for a favorite home country food who hears gossip about a "silly" student who went to a local grocery store expecting to find ethnic products may learn where to shop for home-country goods.
Spreading negative gossip about someone does entail an element of risk," Ellwardt said.
For Epstein, gossip about literature is scintillating, and since the audience for rumors about, say, Lionel Trilling's marriage is reliably narrow and an indiscreet word or two is unlikely to do devastating harm to his reputation, literary gossip, though public, can be all right.
And because the story opens with gossip about Cohn and continues with it all the way to Madrid, the fact that our narrator is a gossip columnist must bear in a minor way upon the novel's form.
The vicious gossip about Sally, the newest stylist to join a ladies beauty salon in Sharjah, among her older workmates became so unbearable that she quit her first job in the UAE.
In particular, I refer to all the workers who gossip about their bosses in every office where I have ever worked.
The preacher in Jacob's Well tells the Tutivillus exemplum on three occasions, and as Phillips makes clear, the tale is transformed to seem more like gossip about his congregation by relating all the sins that the recording devil has captured in "this church.
The most popular spot for having a gossip about work colleagues is outside while smoking, according to a new report.
In fact, many column inches are taken up with the latest gossip about someone or other.
PEOPLE remember juicy gossip about their friends more easily than more mundane details about their lives, according to new research published today.
We can easily 'own' those shadows if we take what others gossip about personally.