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  • adverb With gossip; while gossiping.


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gossiping +‎ -ly


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  • A poet who is popularly supposed to be decadent, if not degenerate, gossipingly known for his celebrated affair with a famous actress, whose novels and plays, when not denounced for their eroticism, are very much caviar to the "wholesome" man, so full are they of a remote symbolism, so purely

    The World Decision Robert Herrick 1903

  • "We were to have sailed a fortnight ago," said Honoria, gossipingly.

    The Voice of the City: Further Stories of the Four Million O. Henry 1886


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