Meaning of “rumour mill” in the English Dictionary

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"rumour mill" in British English

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rumour millnoun [ S ]

UK US rumor mill uk /ˈruː.mə ˌmɪl/ us /ˈruː.mɚ ˌmɪl/

a situation in which a number of people spread rumours about something:

Recently the rumour mill went into overdrive with suggestions that the couple might split.

(Definition of “rumour mill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)