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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rumour (UK, Commonwealth, International)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English rumour, borrowed from Old French rumeur, from Latin rūmor (common talk).

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  • Chain Dinner Flowers Pattern Wedding Appliques Bags Day Evening Bags Bags Clutches Women gold The KYS The (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹuːmə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹumɚ/
  • Rhymes: -uːmə(r)

Noun[edit]

rumor (countable and uncountable, plural rumors)

  1. (US, countable) A statement or claim of questionable accuracy, from no known reliable source, usually spread by word of mouth.
    There's a rumor going round that he's going to get married.
  2. (US, uncountable) Information or misinformation of the kind contained in such claims.
    They say he used to be a thief, but that's just rumor.

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Verb[edit]

rumor (third-person singular simple present rumors, present participle rumoring, simple past and past participle rumored)

  1. (transitive, usually used in the passive voice) To tell a rumor about; to gossip.
    John is rumored to be next in line for a promotion.

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rumor m (plural rumors)

  1. rumor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *rAwə- (to shout, to roar)

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Noun[edit]

Clutches Dinner Bags Pattern Flowers Bags Day The Evening Women Appliques KYS Chain The gold Wedding Bags rūmor m (genitive rūmōris); third declension

  1. rumor
  2. rustle, murmur, a murmuring
  3. The voice of the people

Inflection[edit]

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Case Singular Plural
nominative rūmor rūmōrēs
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dative rūmōrī rūmōribus
accusative rūmōrem rūmōrēs
ablative rūmōre rūmōribus
vocative rūmor rūmōrēs

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Portuguese[edit]

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rumor m (plural rumores)

  1. rumour (statement or claim from no known reliable source)
  2. continuous noise quotations ▼
    • 1890, Aluísio Azevedo, O Cortiço
      No confuso rumor que se formava, destacavam-se risos, sons de vozes que altercavam, sem se saber de onde, grasnar de marrecos, cantar de galos, cacarejar de galinhas.

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For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:rumor.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūmor, rūmōris.

Noun[edit]

rumor m (plural rumores)

  1. rumor
  2. murmur

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