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Definition of "rumour" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of rumor. (noun)

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 "rumour" in a sentence
  • "She's off to Vegas, because the rumour is after her asthma OD, she heard about JT (Justin Timberlake) being down with Bill Da Gates at his keynote, so Sergey has got the Qantas 767 out of the hangar and 3rd world poverty missions and he's flying L-Lo str8 into Vegas baby."
  • "A spokesperson for News Corp declined to comment on what she described as "rumour and speculation"."
  • "She then cautioned against putting too much weight on what she called rumour and innuendo."