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The noun "gossip" can be both countable and uncountable.

gossip → uncountable

Meaning: stories about other people's private lives, often untrue or exaggerated

Example sentence: Websites that spread gossip about celebrities can make a huge amount of money.

gossip → countable

Meaning: a person who likes telling and hearing gossip

Example sentence: All the gossips stood around the water cooler sharing their latest stories.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "gossip" uncountable?

a. Aunty Joy says her sister May is the worst gossip in our family.

b. Aunty May says her sister Joy loves spreading all the family gossip.

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Contributor: Matt Errey