rumormonger

noun
ru·mor·mon·ger | \ˈrü-mər-ˌməŋ-gər, -ˌmäŋ-\

Definition of rumormonger 

: a person who spreads rumors

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rumormongering \ˈrü-mər-ˌməŋ-gər-iŋ \ noun

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But one piece of information that's been less consistently bandied by rumormongers is what, precisely, Apple plans to call its next-gen smartphones. Lisa Eadicicco, Time, "What Will Apple's New iPhone Be Called? We Rounded Up the Possible Names," 5 Sep. 2017 Relatives have also begged rumormongers to lay off. Avi Selk, Washington Post, "In rumors around a DNC staffer’s death, a whiff of a Clinton-era conspiracy theory," 17 May 2017 That’s the theory of various rumormongers, who have grabbed images of a butt-ugly smartphone prototype claimed to be the first incarnation of Android. David Becker, WIRED, "Googlephone Ready for February Debut?," 27 Dec. 2007

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First Known Use of rumormonger

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rumormonger was in 1844

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rumormonger

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English Language Learners Definition of rumormonger

: a person who enjoys spreading rumors

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