Over a healthful meal of chicken and vegetables, the pair sat and gossiped about the latest goings-on.
So he had come and gone as he pleased, and poked his nose into everybody's business, and gossiped with everybody.
None the less he gossiped, for, as they say on the river, "Even the wise oochiri is a chatterer."
If any one entered the tavern, the people with whom he gossiped warned him, and he slowly and reluctantly returned.
Here they sat and sang, gossiped, and worked their endless embroidery.
At Elstow, as we know, they gossiped in the fields and highways; and if nuns were sometimes frivolous, so were monks.
Carl and most of the other substitutes had to wait, and most of them gossiped of the lecture.
Because the flappers had been gossiped about en masse, the whole reason for not being gossiped about had ceased.
The woman who had shown Lida to her room had gossiped a bit.
Carmen had no fear that she would be gossiped about and misunderstood.
Old English godsibb "sponsor, godparent," from God + sibb "relative" (see sibling). Extended in Middle English to "any familiar acquaintance" (mid-14c.), especially to woman friends invited to attend a birth, later to "anyone engaging in familiar or idle talk" (1560s). Sense extended 1811 to "trifling talk, groundless rumor." Similar formations in Old Norse guðsifja, Old Saxon guþziff.
"to talk idly about the affairs of others," 1620s, from gossip (n.). Related: Gossiped; gossiping.