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English noun: rumor

1. rumor (communication) gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth


Synonymshearsay, rumour


Broader (hypernym)comment, gossip, scuttlebutt


English verb: rumor

1. rumor (communication) tell or spread rumors


SamplesIt was rumored that the next president would be a woman.


Synonymsbruit, rumour


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)dish the dirt, gossip









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