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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