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rumormonger

Syllabification: ru·mor·mon·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞omərˌmäNGɡər
 
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Definition of rumormonger in English:

noun

derogatory
A person who spreads rumors.
Example sentences
  • 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?

Derivatives

rumormongering

1
noun
Example sentences
  • 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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