(=talk) (in village, workplace, milieu)
commérages mpl , cancans mpl
→ They enjoy spreading scandal and gossip about their colleagues.
Tell me the gossip! Raconte-moi les cancans !
gossip about sb des commérages sur qn
There's been a lot of gossip about it. Il y a eu beaucoup de cancans là-dessus.
→ There has been much gossip about the possible reasons for his absence.
a piece of gossip un ragot, un racontar