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Meaning of "rumour-monger" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RUMOUR-MONGER

rumour-monger  [ˈruːməˌmʌŋɡə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RUMOUR-MONGER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rumour-Monger is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RUMOUR-MONGER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rumour-monger in the English dictionary

The definition of rumour-monger in the dictionary is if you call someone a rumour-monger, you disapprove of the fact that they spread rumours.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RUMOUR-MONGER


balladmonger
ˈbælədˌmʌŋɡə
carpetmonger
ˈkɑːpɪtˌmʌŋɡə
cheesemonger
ˈtʃiːzˌmʌŋɡə
costermonger
ˈkɒstəˌmʌŋɡə
fashionmonger
ˈfæʃənˌmʌŋɡə
fearmonger
ˈfɪəˌmʌŋɡə
fellmonger
ˈfɛlˌmʌŋɡə
fishmonger
ˈfɪʃˌmʌŋɡə
fleshmonger
ˈflɛʃˌmʌŋɡə
gossipmonger
ˈɡɒsɪpˌmʌŋɡə
ironmonger
ˈaɪənˌmʌŋɡə
lawmonger
ˈlɔːˌmʌŋɡə
panicmonger
ˈpænɪkˌmʌŋɡə
phrasemonger
ˈfreɪzˌmʌŋɡə
rumormonger
ˈruːməˌmʌŋɡə
scandalmonger
ˈskændəlˌmʌŋɡə
scaremonger
ˈskɛəˌmʌŋɡə
starmonger
ˈstɑːˌmʌŋɡə
warmonger
ˈwɔːˌmʌŋɡə
whoremonger
ˈhɔːˌmʌŋɡə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RUMOUR-MONGER

rummy
rumness
rumor
rumor mill
rumor-monger
rumor-mongering
rumormonger
rumorous
rumour
rumour mill
rumour-mongering
rumourer
rump
Rump Parliament
rump steak
Rumpelstiltskin
rumple
rumpled
rumpless
rumply

WORDS THAT END LIKE RUMOUR-MONGER

belonger
conger
costardmonger
doom-monger
finger
hunger
longer
monger
newsmonger
no longer
not for much longer
pearmonger
prolonger
rumor-monger
singer
sponger
tonger
wondermonger
wordmonger
wronger

Synonyms and antonyms of rumour-monger in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «rumour-monger» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RUMOUR-MONGER

Find out the translation of rumour-monger to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rumour-monger from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rumour-monger» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

谣言贩子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rumor -tratante
570 millions of speakers

English

rumour-monger
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अफवाह फैलाने वाला
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الشائعات داعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Слух - торговец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rumor - traficante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গুজব-রটনাকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rumeur fauteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Khabar angin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gerücht Krämer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

うわさ-屋
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소문 상인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rumor-monger
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tin đồn - monger
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வதந்தி விதைத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अफवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

söylenti satan kimse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rumor - monger
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

plotka - monger
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Слух - торговець
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zvon - negustor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φήμες - έμπορος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gerug -handelaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ryktes monger
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rykte monger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rumour-monger

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMOUR-MONGER»

The term «rumour-monger» is used very little and occupies the 192.151 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMOUR-MONGER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rumour-monger

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RUMOUR-MONGER»

Discover the use of rumour-monger in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rumour-monger and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
THE ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT (Mr. Muturia); He is a rumour—monger ! (Laughter) MR. MANG'OLI: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, Sir. The hon. Assistant Minister has made the matter even worse. by saying ...
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
I»#3oc • « b e2Go7oB8 N ) THE MINISTER FOR ENERGY (Mr, Biwott): On a point : -of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker, Sir, I was just, wondering under what Standing Order ve^ o^,Vju:1 name hon. Okondo a rumour-monger number one, This is ...
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
... to correct me. Mr. Osundwa: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, Sir. If you heard the Minister, she said that Mr. Raila has acquired--- Or he is a rumour monger. That is unbecoming of a Member of Parliament to call another a rumour monger.
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
... to correct me. Mr. Osundwa: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, Sir. If you heard the Minister, she said that Mr. Raila has acquired--- Or he is a rumour monger. That is unbecoming of a Member of Parliament to call another a rumour monger.
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Theophrastus: Characters
VIII THE RUMOUR-MONGER [Rumour-mongering is the framing of false reports and events, which the rumour-monger wishes < >.] The Rumour-Monger is the sort of person who, immediately on encountering his friend, ****** and asks with a  ...
Theophrastus, James Diggle, 2004
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Introduction to Probability
At each step the rumour-monger randomly chooses the person who he or she is going to tell the rumour. 1) Find the probability of that the romour is told r times without returning to the person who started gossiping. 2) Find the probability that  ...
Leif Mejlbro
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
Assistant Minister has mentioned my name here disparagingly. He has abused me and given a connotation that I am spreading rumours. I categorically say that the hon. Assistant Minister is out of order and I am not a rumour monger, but he is !
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
Assistant Minister has mentioned my name here disparagingly. He has abused me and given a connotation that I am spreading rumours. I categorically say that the hon. Assistant Minister is out of order and I am not a rumour monger, but he is !
9
Juvenal: Satire 6
The second type drawn upon in this section is the rumour-monger (λογοποιός, famigerator), best exemplified in Theophr. Char.8(λογοποιία), Plaut. Trin. 199– 222 and Mart. 9.35. A key trait of such individuals is that their 'news' is fabricated  ...
Juvenal, Lindsay Watson, Patricia Watson, 2014
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Reading Shakespeare's Dramatic Language
Rumourer is interesting as it does not seem to have caught on, even if it is recorded in some modern dictionaries ('rumour-monger', 'rumour-bearer'). By contrast, the suffix -er itself, added by Shakespeare to the conversion- verb rumour ...
Sylvia Adamson, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RUMOUR-MONGER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rumour-monger is used in the context of the following news items.
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A police chief on using Twitter to make his city safe
... followed them up,” he says, adding that being able to trace the original message to see if it's a false report or a rumour-monger at work is an added advantage. «Mid-Day, Jul 15»
2
Bomb hoax sends cops into a tizzy
AHMEDABAD: Even as the city cops are struggling hard to quell a spate of rumours on social media, a rumour-monger dialed up the city police control room ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
Chavalit denies 'Kra Canal deal'
He said the supposed rumour-monger wanted to upset Thai-Chinese relations as the international community might misunderstand the claim that he was ... «ThaiVisa News, May 15»
4
RDP searches for HH's successor
In that regard, the party says: “The ideal candidate must be a unifier and not a rumour-monger, tribalist, racist or biased.” Hamutenya's successor would be ... «New Era, Apr 15»
5
iPad Pro release date may be pushed further into 2015 after …
Recent leaks have suggested the iPad Pro may be capable of running both iOS and OS X, although that came from infamous rumour-monger Digitimes – file in ... «TrustedReviews, Oct 14»
6
'You Talkin' to Me?' A first look at Sonia Gandhi's secret memoir
... I feel best way to put someone in place is for self not to acknowledge their existence while minions publicly question everything rumour-monger ever did. «Firstpost, Aug 14»
7
Sierra Leone News: Information Minister denounces the 'SEA'
He referred to the Special Adviser to the President (SEA) and Publisher, as dangerous and a demented rumour-monger that is only meant to create chaos in the ... «Awoko, Jun 14»
8
Chinese police detain 'rumour-monger' as run on Sheyang Bank ends
A three-day run on a small Chinese bank ended as swiftly as it began after government officials and banking executives came out in force to assure depositors ... «Money Supply, Mar 14»
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Nokia Lumia 630's colourful backside gives way to disappointing …
Prolific smartphone rumour-monger @evleaks posted an image of the colourful new device that will be at the lower end of Nokia's smartphone spectrum and ... «ITProPortal, Mar 14»
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Rumour-monger provoking Kpg Long Terawan folk
Rumour-monger provoking Kpg Long Terawan folk. August 13, 2013, Tuesday Jenifer Laeng, reporters@theborneopost.com ... «The Borneo Post, Aug 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rumour-Monger [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rumour-monger>. Jun 2019 ».
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