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rumour , rumor /ˈruːmə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable and countable]

(rumor) شایعه ، شایعه گفتن و یا پخش کردن
Synonyms: story, buzz, dirt (U.S. slang), gossip, hearsay, news, report, talk, whisper, word
English Thesaurus: rumour, speculation, gossip, talk, hearsay, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

rumour British English, rumor American English /ˈruːmə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable and countable]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: rumour, from Latin rumor]

1. information or a story that is passed from one person to another and which may or may not be true
rumour about/of
I’ve heard all sorts of rumours about him and his secretary.
rumour that
There’s an unsubstantiated rumour that Eddie is bankrupt.

2. the rumour mill the people, considered as a group, who discuss something and pass rumours to each other:
His name has come up in the rumour mill as a possible director for the project.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. malicious, nasty, scurrilous, ugly, vicious | baseless, false, unconfirmed, unfounded, unsubstantiated, wild | strong, widespread | persistent
VERB + RUMOUR start | fuel His lengthy absence from work fuelled rumours that he might have been sacked.
spread | hear | believe | deny | confirm The actor confirmed rumours that he will be leaving the series.
quash, scotch, silence The Chief Executive issued a statement to quash rumours of financial problems.
RUMOUR + VERB circulate, get about/around, go around/round, spread | abound, be flying about/around, be rife Rumours about an impending royal divorce were rife.
sweep sth The rumour quickly swept the town.
RUMOUR + NOUN factory, mill The Washington rumour mill suggests the money changed hands illegally.
PREP. amid/amidst ~s The manager resigned suddenly amidst rumours of misconduct.
~ about/concerning/surrounding rumours surrounding the closure of the hospital
~ of There were persistent rumours of drug taking among staff.
PHRASES rumour has it that … Rumour has it that he was sacked from his last job.
there is no truth in the rumour There is no truth in the rumour that the head teacher is about to resign.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a rumour spreads
A rumour spread that he had been killed.
a rumour goes around (also a rumour circulates formal) (=a rumour is passed among people)
There are a lot of rumors going around that they’re going to sell the company.
Not long afterwards, ugly rumours began to circulate.
rumour has it (=it is being said)
Rumour has it that they plan to get married.
rumours fly around (=are talked about by a lot of people)
There were wild rumours flying around the office on Wednesday.
hear a rumour
I heard a rumour that she was leaving.
spread a rumour
Someone has been spreading rumours about us.
deny a rumour
He is denying rumors that he plans to drop out of the race.
confirm a rumour (=say that it is true)
The actor’s agent would not confirm the rumour.
He says that the rumours are completely unfounded.
False rumors began to spread that troops were massing on the border.
rumours are rife (=are talked about by a lot of people)
Rumours were rife that the band had refused to play.
a widespread rumour
The arrests followed widespread rumours of police corruption.
a persistent rumour (=one that keeps being repeated for a long time)
Despite persistent rumours of an affair, his wife stood by him.
a strong rumour (=a rumour that is likely to be true)
There is a strong rumour that the government is planning to drop the idea.
a wild rumour (=one that is completely untrue)
It has been a week of wild rumour and exaggeration.
a malicious rumour (=a false one that someone spreads to make trouble)
The claims were dismissed by the government as ‘malicious rumours’.
an ugly/nasty rumour (=a rumour about something bad)
Ugly rumours persisted that there had been a cover-up.
an unsubstantiated rumour (=one that has not been proved to be true)
These are only unsubstantiated rumours.
a scurrilous rumour formal (=a damaging and false rumour)
Journalists spread scurrilous rumours about the school.
wild rumours (=rumours that are not likely to be true)
This led to wild rumours of American involvement in the attack.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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