[ UK /ɹˈuːmɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹumɝ/ ]
  1. tell or spread rumors
    It was rumored that the next president would be a woman
  1. gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
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How To Use rumour In A Sentence

  • The rumours of an attack were later confirmed.
  • November, Sony Music issued a track called quell rumours that some of Jackson's vocals on the album were "fake". The Guardian World News
  • Whether you love or hate the new Doctor Who, prepare to polarise your thoughts even further one way or the other, if this latest rumour ever comes to fruition. 2010 June : Chronicles Network: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Sentiment towards Aggreko was further bolstered by rumours that it had caught the eye of a potential predator. Times, Sunday Times
  • However, rumours abound that he is about to be left out of the side to avoid being cup-tied for the rest of the competition.
  • Rumours of his omniscience were demoralizing.
  • The attitudes of others were matters of conjecture although there were plenty of rumours about how individuals had behaved.
  • There were many whispers and rumours spread about each other and the friendship ended. The Sun
  • But, the rumours are on the grapevine that there are still some very big fish out there to be caught.
  • His appearance in the flesh ended the rumours about his death.
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