scaremonger

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scare·mon·ger

 (skâr′mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
n.
One who spreads frightening rumors; an alarmist.

scare′mon′ger·ing n.

scaremonger

(ˈskɛəˌmʌŋɡə)
n
a person who delights in spreading rumours of disaster
ˈscareˌmongering n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scaremonger - a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
alarmist - a person who alarms others needlessly

scaremonger

noun
One who needlessly alarms others:
Translations
مُرَوِّج الإشاعات المُفْزِعَه
panikář
panikspreder
rémhírterjesztő
hrakspámaîur
panikár
telâşçıvelveleci

scaremonger

[ˈskɛəmʌŋgəʳ] Nalarmista mf

scaremonger

[ˈskɛərmʌŋgər] nalarmiste mf

scaremonger

[ˈskɛəˌmʌŋgəʳ] nallarmista m/f

scare

(skeə) verb
to startle or frighten. You'll scare the baby if you shout; His warning scared her into obeying him.
noun
1. a feeling of fear or alarm. The noise gave me a scare.
2. a feeling of fear or panic among a large number of people. a smallpox scare.
scared adjective
frightened. I'm scared of spiders; a scared little girl.
ˈscarecrow noun
a figure set up eg in a field, to scare away birds and stop them eating the seeds etc.
ˈscaremonger noun
a person who spreads alarming rumours.
scare away/off
to make go away or stay away because of fear. The birds were scared away by the dog.
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