Definitions of yenta

n (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant

Type of:
shrew, termagant
a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

n (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal

Type of:
gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger
a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others

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