Definition of rumor mill in English:

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rumor mill

noun

Used to refer to the process by which rumors and gossip are originated and circulated among a group of people: the rumor mill says that he was reimbursed to the tune of $25 million this assurance has failed to stop the rumor mill as club officials continue to examine all their options surrounding the future of the club
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  • Even self-obsessed pop stars didn't want the rumour mill to overshadow their music.
  • Meanwhile, the election rumour mill is working overtime.
  • During times of business uncertainty, the rumor mill turns faster than ever, often resulting in lower employee productivity.

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Syllabification: ru·mor mill

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