town talk

[ toun tawk for 1; toun tawk for 2 ]
/ ˈtaʊn ˌtɔk for 1; ˈtaʊn ˈtɔk for 2 /

noun

the usual talk, gossip, or rumors, as in a village or town.
the subject of gossip, rumor, or the like: They've been the town talk ever since their elopement.

Origin of town talk

First recorded in 1535–45
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