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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, informal]
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: rumored, rumoring, rumors

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

Encyclopedia: Rumor