scandalmonger

[skan-dl-muhng-ger, -mong-]

noun

a person who spreads scandal or gossip.

Nearby words

  1. scand.,
  2. scandal,
  3. scandal sheet,
  4. scandalise,
  5. scandalize,
  6. scandalous,
  7. scandaroon,
  8. scandent,
  9. scanderbeg,
  10. scandia

Origin of scandalmonger

First recorded in 1715–25; scandal + monger

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scandalmonger

noun

a person who spreads or enjoys scandal, gossip, etc
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