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Definition of "rumormonger" [rumormonger]

  • One who spreads rumors. (noun)
  • To engage in the spreading of rumors. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rumormonger" in a sentence
  • "This is the same standard it's always been: verify information or you're a rumormonger (which can also be fun and more profitable than journalism)."
  • "Give it to a rumormonger—you know the one named Lark?"
  • "That Princess Keros lost her maidenhead—supposing she still had it—to some sort of rumormonger, some singer?"