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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He has peculiarly described Remainers as scaremongers.
NOW that the British electorate have democratically voted to leave the EU, I've watched the self-servers, liars, cheats, scaremongers etc in the political field turn not only on the few upfront politicians we have but also on each other, not to mention the rats jumping ship at the prospect of the gravy train crashing.
Whilst I don't see how any nation can long survive with bent bananas, I am compelled to wonder if there is something sinister and significant that the scaremongers are mostly big industries.
I see those who say if we leave the EU "we will succumb to all the ills in the universe" as a bunch of scaremongers.
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She's blasted the whingers and scaremongers at the Police Federation who bleat on about the cuts the cuts, oh the cuts
Have no fear, global warming scaremongers, there is always next year.
Environmental scaremongers will be quick to blame this on climate change - like last year's heatwave and recent cold winters.
The CSG industry in Queensland has rapidly been getting runs on the board and there are enough facts and data to make it difficult for the doomsayers and scaremongers claims to have any credibility.
Given the large and very long record of safe hydraulic fracturing per se, it seems to me that scaremongers such as Mark Brownstein should document what the real and specific risks are before advocating misdirected or ineffective regulations.
If he's missing on Saturday I am sure the scaremongers will be out.
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