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Noun: rumor  roo-mur
Usage: US (elsewhere: rumour)
  1. Gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
    - rumour [Brit, Cdn], hearsay, furphy [Austral]
Verb: rumor  roo-mur
Usage: US (elsewhere: rumour)
  1. Tell or spread rumors
    "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman";
    - rumour [Brit, Cdn], bruit

Sounds like: rumor

Derived forms: rumoring, rumored, rumors

Type of: comment, dish the dirt, goss [Brit], gossip, scuttlebutt [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Rumor