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ru·mor

 (ro͞o′mər)
n.
1. A piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth.
2. Unverified information received from another; hearsay.
tr.v. ru·mored, ru·mor·ing, ru·mors
To spread or tell by rumor.

[Middle English rumour, from Old French, from Latin rūmor.]

ru•mor

(ˈru mər)

n.
1. a story or statement in general circulation without confirmation or certainty as to facts: rumors of war.
2. gossip; hearsay.
3. Archaic. a clamor; din.
v.t.
4. to report, circulate, or assert by a rumor.
Also, esp. Brit.,ru′mour.
[1325–75; Middle English rumour < Middle French < Latin rūmor]

rumor


Past participle: rumored
Gerund: rumoring

Imperative
rumor
rumor
Present
I rumor
you rumor
he/she/it rumors
we rumor
you rumor
they rumor
Preterite
I rumored
you rumored
he/she/it rumored
we rumored
you rumored
they rumored
Present Continuous
I am rumoring
you are rumoring
he/she/it is rumoring
we are rumoring
you are rumoring
they are rumoring
Present Perfect
I have rumored
you have rumored
he/she/it has rumored
we have rumored
you have rumored
they have rumored
Past Continuous
I was rumoring
you were rumoring
he/she/it was rumoring
we were rumoring
you were rumoring
they were rumoring
Past Perfect
I had rumored
you had rumored
he/she/it had rumored
we had rumored
you had rumored
they had rumored
Future
I will rumor
you will rumor
he/she/it will rumor
we will rumor
you will rumor
they will rumor
Future Perfect
I will have rumored
you will have rumored
he/she/it will have rumored
we will have rumored
you will have rumored
they will have rumored
Future Continuous
I will be rumoring
you will be rumoring
he/she/it will be rumoring
we will be rumoring
you will be rumoring
they will be rumoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rumoring
you have been rumoring
he/she/it has been rumoring
we have been rumoring
you have been rumoring
they have been rumoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rumoring
you will have been rumoring
he/she/it will have been rumoring
we will have been rumoring
you will have been rumoring
they will have been rumoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rumoring
you had been rumoring
he/she/it had been rumoring
we had been rumoring
you had been rumoring
they had been rumoring
Conditional
I would rumor
you would rumor
he/she/it would rumor
we would rumor
you would rumor
they would rumor
Past Conditional
I would have rumored
you would have rumored
he/she/it would have rumored
we would have rumored
you would have rumored
they would have rumored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rumor - gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouthrumor - gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
scuttlebutt, gossip, comment - a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"
Verb1.rumor - 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"

rumor

noun
Idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others:
Slang: scuttlebutt.
verb
To engage in or spread gossip:
Translations
fámazvěst
rygte
huhukuulopuhe
glasina
うわさ
소문
govorica
rykte
ข่าวลือ
tin đồn

rumour

(American) rumor (ˈruːmə) noun
1. a piece of news or a story passed from person to person, which may not be true. I heard a rumour that you had got a new job.
2. general talk or gossip. Don't listen to rumour.

rumor

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