They like the gossiping and bartering at the rural markets and in the larger fairs, which are sometimes held in strikingly picturesque localities.
Tallentyre (London, 1903, 2 vols.) is gossiping and popular.
She let out a short, derisive laugh when she heard the latest news from her gossiping friends.
That downright, gossiping German princess, the duchess of Orleans, cared little for the Maxims; but she was enraptured by their author, and his "ugly face, all skin and bone, though he laughed and talked quite unaffectedly and easily."