Meaning of “rumor” in the English Dictionary

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"rumor" in American English

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rumornoun [ C/U ]

Cdn Br rumour us /ˈru·mər/

an unofficial, interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and that is communicated quickly from person to person:

[ C ] Rumors about her are circulating at school.
rumored
adjective [ not gradable ] Cdn Br rumoured us /ˈru·mərd/

The rumored plan to sell the company never actually took place.

(Definition of “rumor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)