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.
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If you don't have much in life, gossiping about someone makes you feel powerful and sometimes that power is wielded in an unpleasant way."
Gossiping about someone important makes them feel special.