gossipy

[ gos-uh-pee ]
/ ˈgɒs ə pi /

adjective

given to or fond of gossip: a gossipy neighbor.
full of gossip: a gossipy tabloid.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. gossan,
  2. gosse,
  3. gosse, sir edmund william,
  4. gossip,
  5. gossipmonger,
  6. gossoon,
  7. gossypol,
  8. gossypose,
  9. goster,
  10. got

Origin of gossipy

First recorded in 1810–20; gossip + -y1

Related formsgos·sip·i·ness, nounun·gos·sip·y, adjective

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Word Origin and History for gossipy

gossipy

adj.

1818, from gossip (n.) + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper