Usually involves gross exaggeration or fabrication of an event.
Beth: I know, right? It sucks!
Amanda: Yeah. Oh my God. Guess what, Beth?
Amanda: Leanne is pregnant!
Beth: SERIOUSLY? What a SLUT.
Amanda: I always hated that bitch.
Beth: Yeah, me too.
"like omg, lets go up to her and make fun of her"
"i heard what you did over the summer you slut!"
Gossip is what happens before you get a knife in your back.
"Get a new hobby, try nitting, cutting yourself just stop gossiping. It causes cancer."