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English noun: tittle-tattle

1. tittle-tattle (communication) light informal conversation for social occasions

Synonymscauserie, chin wag, chin wagging, chin-wag, chin-wagging, chit chat, chit-chat, chitchat, gab, gabfest, gossip, small talk

Broader (hypernym)chat, confab, confabulation, schmoose, schmooze

English verb: tittle-tattle

1. tittle-tattle (communication) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

ExamplesSam and Sue tittle-tattle

Synonymsblab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, twaddle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Narrower (hyponym)babble, blather, blether, blither, smatter

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