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rumour

Definitions of rumour
  1. noun
    gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
    synonyms: hearsay, rumor
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    type of:
    comment, gossip, scuttlebutt
    a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
  2. verb
    tell or spread rumors
    synonyms: bruit, rumor
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    type of:
    dish the dirt, gossip
    wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies
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