the rumor mill

Definition of the rumor mill

  1. :  a group of people who start and spread rumors That news should keep the rumor mill churning/running/going for a while!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  talk or opinion widely disseminated with no discernible source

    :  a statement or report current without known authority for its truth

    :  talk or report of a notable person or event

  1. :  to tell or spread by rumor

  1. :  a building provided with machinery for grinding grain into flour

    :  a machine or apparatus (as a quern) for grinding grain

    :  a machine for crushing or comminuting

  1. :  to subject to an operation or process in a mill: such as

    :  to grind into flour, meal, or powder

    :  to shape or dress by means of a rotary cutter

  1. :  a money of account equal to 110 cent

  1. : variant spelling of2mil

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