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rumor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rumor

  1. information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy <rumor has it that she's planning to shut down the company> Synonyms buzz, dish, gossip, hearsay, noise, report, scuttlebutt, talk, tattle, word Related Words tale, whisper, whispering; hint, intimation, rumbling; disinformation, propaganda; urban legend (also urban myth); dirt, scandal




rumor

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rumor

  1. to make (as a piece of information) the subject of common talk without any authority or confirmation of accuracy <for years people have been rumoring the CEO's imminent retirement> Synonyms bruit (about), circulate, noise (about or out), whisper Related Words bandy (about), blab, dish, gossip, tattle; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), report, reveal, spill, tell; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; blaze, broadcast, proclaim, promulgate, propagate, publicize, spread




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