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scuttlebutt

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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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The first known use of scuttlebutt was circa 1805

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“Scuttlebutt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scuttlebutt. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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