gossip about (someone or something)

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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.
See also: gossip
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"To say there was gossip about them would be putting it mildly.
How are we treating others when we gossip about them? Certainly in some cases we are malicious, more often we are dismissive or intrusive.
Though famous strangers may be the subject of gossip, those who gossip about them must have enough information to be interested in them and to be able to discuss their lives.