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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth v. - Tell or spread gossip.

Usage examples (36)
  • I hope this rumor is as bad a joke as most of what comes out of Santorum's mouth is.
  • The reference I hear the most when discussing this rumor is his performance as Achilles in Troy.
  • ROWLANDS: Basically, that, as Carlos said, they're not going to comment to these what they call rumor, innuendos or sourced reporting.
  • The latest rumor is that Obama is about to cave ... for more
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