1. rumour

noun. ['ˈruːmɝ'] gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth.


  • scuttlebutt
  • hearsay
  • rumor
  • gossip


  • direct

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Example sentences of the word rumour

1. Noun, singular or mass
It was then that the rumour began that Johnson had sold his soul to the Devil.

Quotes containing the word rumour

1. At present we are on the outside of the world, the wrong side of the door. We discern the freshness and purity of morning, but they do not make us fresh and pure. We cannot mingle with the splendours we see. But all the leaves of the New Testament are rustling with the rumour that it will not always be so. Some day, God willing, we shall get in.
- C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory

2. rumour

verb. ['ˈruːmɝ'] tell or spread rumors.


  • dish the dirt
  • bruit
  • gossip