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  • rumor — ru|mor [ rumər ] noun count or uncount ** unofficial information that may or may not be true: rumor about/of: He d heard rumors about some big financial deal. Now there are rumors of wedding plans. rumor that: He denied rumors that a hundred… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rumor — 01. There s a [rumor] going around that Byron and Heather are going to get married, but I don t think it is true. 02. The [rumored] split between the Prince and Princess has been denied by sources in the palace. 03. The actor is [rumored] to be… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • rumor — n. 1) to circulate, spread a rumor 2) to confirm a rumor 3) to deny; dispel, spike a rumor 4) an idle, unfounded, wild rumor 5) an unconfirmed; vague rumor 6) rumors circulate, fly, spread 7) a rumor that + clause (we heard a rumor that she was… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rumor — 1. noun /ˈɹuː.mə,ˈɹuː.mɚ/ a) A statement or claim of questionable accuracy, from no known reliable source, usually spread by word of mouth. Theres a rumor going round that hes going to get married …   Wiktionary

  • Rumor control center — Rumor control centers are public service operations designed to help publicize true information (assuming, of course, that there is any such thing) in times of crisis, terrorist attack, natural disaster, or civil disturbance. A major function is… …   Wikipedia

  • Rumor — Ru mor, n. [F. rumeur, L. rumor; cf. rumificare, rumitare to rumor, Skr. ru to cry.] [Written also {rumour}.] 1. A flying or popular report; the common talk; hence, public fame; notoriety. [1913 Webster] This rumor of him went forth throughout… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rumor — [n] talk about supposed truth back fence talk*, breeze*, bruit, canard, comment, cry, dispatch, earful*, fabrication, falsehood, fame, fiction, gossip, grapevine*, hearsay, hoax, innuendo, intelligence, invention, lie, news, notoriety, report,… …   New thesaurus

  • Rumor Has It (game show) — Rumor Has It was a daily game show that aired on the cable station VH1 from June 7, 1993 to October 28, 1993. Brian O Connor (not the same Brian O Connor that played Schemer on the PBS series Shining Time Station) was the host. John Ten Eyck was… …   Wikipedia

  • Rumor — A rumour or rumor (see spelling differences), is often viewed as an unverified account or explanation of events circulating from person to person and pertaining to an object, event, or issue in public concern (33)Citation last1 = Peterson |… …   Wikipedia

  • Rumor Has It... — This article is about the 2005 film. For other uses, see Rumor Has It. Infobox Film name = Rumor Has It... caption = Original poster director = Rob Reiner writer = Ted Griffin starring = Jennifer Aniston Kevin Costner Shirley MacLaine Mark… …   Wikipedia

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