as in rumor
information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy according to scuttlebutt in the financial markets, the company will be downsizing soon

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“Scuttlebutt.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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