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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 ?
As he took John Willet's view of the matter in regard to the propriety of not bruiting the tale abroad, unless the spirit should appear to him again, in which case it would be necessary to take immediate counsel with the clergyman, it was solemnly resolved that it should be hushed up and kept quiet.
This includes bruiting the kind and number of issues based on "materiality," and identifying and agreeing to the documents and records required, in advance.