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  1. rumor

    • IPA[ˈro͞omər]

    美式

    • n.
      a currently circulating story or report of uncertain or doubtful truth
    • v.
      be circulated as an unverified account
    • verb: rumour, 3rd person present: rumours, gerund or present participle: rumouring, past tense: rumoured, past participle: rumoured

    • noun: rumour, plural noun: rumours

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    • 1. be circulated as an unverified account it's rumored that he lives on a houseboat she is rumored to have gone into hiding
    • n.
      a currently circulating story or report of uncertain or doubtful truth: they were investigating rumours of a massacre rumour has it that he will take a year off
    • v.
      be circulated as an unverified account: it's rumoured that he lives on a houseboat she is rumoured to have gone into hiding

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      used to refer to the process by which rumours and gossip are originated and circulated among a ... the Washington rumour mill has been in overdrive ever since she gave in her notice this assurance has failed to stop the rumour mill as club officials continue to examine all their options surrounding the future of the club

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      used to refer to the process by which rumors and gossip are originated and circulated among a ... this assurance has failed to stop the rumor mill as club officials continue to examine all their options surrounding the future of the club the rumor mill says that he was reimbursed to the tune of $25 million

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a person who spreads rumours.

    Oxford Dictionary