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bruit

 (bro͞ot)
tr.v. bruit·ed, bruit·ing, bruits
To spread news of; repeat.
n.
1. (also bro͞o′ē) Medicine An abnormal sound heard in auscultation.
2. Archaic
a. A rumor.
b. A din; a clamor.

[From Middle English, noise, from Old French, past participle of bruire, to roar, from Vulgar Latin *brūgīre (blend of Latin rūgīre Vulgar Latin *bragere, to bray, of Celtic origin).]

bruit

(bruːt)
vb
(usually foll by: about) to report; rumour: it was bruited about that the king was dead.
n
1. (Pathology) med an abnormal sound heard within the body during auscultation, esp a heart murmur
2. archaic
a. a rumour
b. a loud outcry; clamour
[C15: via French from Medieval Latin brūgītus, probably from Vulgar Latin bragere (unattested) to yell + Latin rugīre to roar]

bruit

(brut)
v.t.
1. to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive): The report was bruited through town.
n.
2. any generally abnormal sound heard on auscultation.
3. Archaic. rumor.
[1400–50; late Middle English (n.) < Anglo-French, Old French, n. use of past participle of bruire to roar]

bruit


Past participle: bruited
Gerund: bruiting

Imperative
bruit
bruit
Present
I bruit
you bruit
he/she/it bruits
we bruit
you bruit
they bruit
Preterite
I bruited
you bruited
he/she/it bruited
we bruited
you bruited
they bruited
Present Continuous
I am bruiting
you are bruiting
he/she/it is bruiting
we are bruiting
you are bruiting
they are bruiting
Present Perfect
I have bruited
you have bruited
he/she/it has bruited
we have bruited
you have bruited
they have bruited
Past Continuous
I was bruiting
you were bruiting
he/she/it was bruiting
we were bruiting
you were bruiting
they were bruiting
Past Perfect
I had bruited
you had bruited
he/she/it had bruited
we had bruited
you had bruited
they had bruited
Future
I will bruit
you will bruit
he/she/it will bruit
we will bruit
you will bruit
they will bruit
Future Perfect
I will have bruited
you will have bruited
he/she/it will have bruited
we will have bruited
you will have bruited
they will have bruited
Future Continuous
I will be bruiting
you will be bruiting
he/she/it will be bruiting
we will be bruiting
you will be bruiting
they will be bruiting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bruiting
you have been bruiting
he/she/it has been bruiting
we have been bruiting
you have been bruiting
they have been bruiting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bruiting
you will have been bruiting
he/she/it will have been bruiting
we will have been bruiting
you will have been bruiting
they will have been bruiting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bruiting
you had been bruiting
he/she/it had been bruiting
we had been bruiting
you had been bruiting
they had been bruiting
Conditional
I would bruit
you would bruit
he/she/it would bruit
we would bruit
you would bruit
they would bruit
Past Conditional
I would have bruited
you would have bruited
he/she/it would have bruited
we would have bruited
you would have bruited
they would have bruited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bruit - tell or spread rumors; "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
dish the dirt, gossip - wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt"

bruit

verb
To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
Translations

bruit

(o.f.) [bruːt] VT to bruit about (US) (liter) → rumorear
References in classic literature ?
Captain Peleg's bruited reason for this thing appeared by no means adequate; though, indeed, as touching all Ahab's deeper part, every revelation partook more of significant darkness than of explanatory light.
But the being cherished as a kind of plaything in my room, and the consciousness that this accomplishment of mine was bruited about among the boys, and attracted a good deal of notice to me though I was the youngest there, stimulated me to exertion.
In order to meet the payments then due; he had collected all his resources, and, fearing lest the report of his distress should get bruited abroad at Marseilles when he was known to be reduced to such an extremity, he went to the Beaucaire fair to sell his wife's and daughter's jewels and a portion of his plate.
This dark tale, whispered at first, was now bruited far and wide.
It was bruited about outside still, on the authority of what the great lackey had told some great noble whom he favored, in confidence, that M.
The challenge had been bruited abroad, and the fishermen and seafaring folk of Benicia turned out to a man, crowding Steamboat Wharf till it looked like the grand stand at a football match.
His parent was a grocer in the city: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr.
The names being bruited about range from household names like former President AliAkbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani and Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of the founder of the Islamic Republic, to three men who have made their names as chairmen of Iran's very independent Judiciary: Mohammad Yazdi (19891999), Mahmud HashemiShahrudi (1999-2009) and Sadeq Larijani (2009-present).