Definition of rumour-monger in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈruːməmʌŋɡə(r)


  • A person who spreads rumours.
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    • A list of six names was compiled by the gossips and rumour-mongers of Belgravia, among them key figures from high society - aristocracy, government ministers and film stars.
    • The rumour-mongers have portrayed me as a hard-bitten political adventuress devoid of all human feeling.
    • What will these crazy rumour-mongers think of next?



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  • It is useless to hide the facts or deny the truth - this creates the environment for rumour-mongering to flourish, analysts said.
  • It used to be that we had to wait until an election year for negative campaigning, rumor-mongering, mud-slinging, and win-at-all-cost consultants.
  • Much of what they passed off as political analysis was little better than rumor-mongering and garbage-peddling.

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