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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who spreads malicious gossip.

Usage examples (33)
  • The gossip, the busybody, the scandalmonger is the worst pest that infests the average town and village.
  • The scandalmonger is the murderer of reputations, the destroyer of domestic peace, the insuperable obstacle to the mutual friendliness of neighborhoods.
  • From Mike Wallace, "This 'scandalmonger' was entertained and provoked by Ms. Garment's remarkable catalogue."
  • “I told you the fellow was nothing but a scandalmonger,” said Gania. for more
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