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rumor

ru·mor

rumor

 
pronunciation:
ru mr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a piece of information or a story of unknown or uncertain origin, not confirmed by evidence, and usu. spread by word of mouth; hearsay.
There is a rumor going around that the actress plans to remarry.I don't think you should be spreading rumors.
synonyms:
hearsay
similar words:
tale, talk
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rumored, rumoring, rumors
definition: to tell or assert without verification; spread by rumor.
It is rumored that the factory will close.
similar words:
blab, bruit, circulate, hint, imply, inform, insinuate, intimate, leak, noise, report, reveal, say, tattle, tell, whisper