- Someone who likes to talk about someone else"s private or personal business.
- Idle talk about someone"s private or personal matters, especially someone not present.
Etymology: From Old English godsibb, where it meant "godparent". Later it came to mean a person who is your friend or companion. Since friends do a lot of talking the modern meaning of "idle talking" has stuck.
- Talking about someone else's private or personal business.
- Talking idly.
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