chisme

chisme
masculine noun
1. (idle talk) 
a. gossip 
El chisme acabó con su reputación. Gossip destroyed his reputation.
Ven acá para que te cuente un chisme. Come here so I can tell you a piece of gossip.
c. rumor 
¿Oíste el chisme de Claudia y el lechero?Did you hear the rumor about Claudia and the milkman?
2. (colloquial) (small item) 
a. thing 
Pásame ese chisme para arreglar el tubo. Hand me that thing for fixing the pipe.
b. thingy (colloquial) 
Hay un chisme que sale de la caja. ¿Qué es?There's a thingy sticking out of the box. What is it?
c. thingamajig (colloquial) 
El chisme del baño se rompió. The thingamajig in the bathroom broke.
chisme
Noun
1. (cotilleo) 
a. rumor, piece of gossip 
2. (colloquial) 
a. thingamajig, thingy 
chisme
1 (cosa) thing
¿y este chisme para qué sirve? and what's this thing for?; tiene la cartera llena de chismes her bag is full of all sorts of things o bits and pieces; un chisme para cortar metal a thing o whatnot (familiar) o thingummyjig (familiar) for cutting metal with
2 (cotilleo)
se sabe todos los chismes he knows all the gossip; me contó un chisme sobre Juan she told me the gossip about Juan
siempre anda con chismes
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