The definition of a rumor is gossip, or a story that is not confirmed but is being discussed.(noun)
An example of a rumor is a friend telling you something they heard about a new movie coming out.
See rumor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME rumour < OFr < L rumor, noise < IE echoic base *reu-, to roar, grumble > rune, OE reotan, to complain
See rumor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English rumour
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin rūmor.
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