a story or statement in general circulation without confirmation or certainty as to facts:
a rumor of war.
Don’t listen to rumor.
Archaic. a continuous, confused noise; clamor; din.
verb (used with object)
to circulate, report, or assert by a rumor:
It is rumored that the king is dead.
information, often a mixture of truth and untruth, passed around verbally
(in combination): a rumour-monger
gossip or hearsay
(archaic) din or clamour
(obsolete) fame or reputation
(transitive; usually passive) to pass around or circulate in the form of a rumour: it is rumoured that the Queen is coming
(literary) to make or cause to make a murmuring noise
noun 1. the hind part of the body of an animal, as the hindquarters of a quadruped or sacral region of a bird. 2. a cut of beef from this part of the animal, behind the loin and above the round. 3. the buttocks. 4. the last part, especially that which is unimportant or inferior: […]
[ruhm-puh l-stilt-skin] /ˌrʌm pəlˈstɪlt skɪn/ noun 1. a dwarf in a German folktale who spins flax into gold for a young woman to meet the demands of the prince she has married, on the condition that she give him her first child or else guess his name: she guesses his name and he vanishes or […]
noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. kernel (def 7).
verb (used with object), rumpled, rumpling. 1. to crumple or crush into wrinkles: to rumple a sheet of paper. 2. to ruffle; tousle (sometimes followed by up): The wind rumpled her hair. verb (used without object), rumpled, rumpling. 3. to become wrinkled or crumpled: Tissue rumples easily. noun 4. a wrinkle or irregular fold; crease. […]