how to pronounce rumor

/ˈɹumɚ/

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rumor is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of rumor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… associated with a nasty rumor that one …”

meanings of rumor

noun:

  1. A statement or claim of questionable accuracy, from no known reliable source, usually spread by word of mouth.
  2. Information or misinformation of the kind contained in such claims.

verb:

  1. To tell a rumor about; to gossip.

words with pronunciation similar to rumor

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