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hearsay

Synonyms of hearsay in English:

noun

  • a story based only on hearsay
    rumour, gossip, tittle-tattle, tattle, idle chatter, idle talk, mere talk, report;
    stories, tales, titbits;
    Frenchbavardage, on dit;
    West Indian labrish, shu-shu
    informal buzz, the grapevine
    British informal goss
    North American informal scuttlebutt
    Australian/New Zealand informal furphy
    South African informal skinder
    rare bruit
    [Antonyms] confirmed facts
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