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rumour-mongering (ˈruːməˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ) 

Definitions

noun

  1. (British) the act of spreading stories or information about sb or sth that may or may not be true

Example Sentences Including 'rumour-mongering'

A couple of years ago Brown found himself the subject of malicious, unfounded rumour-mongering.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
Azharuddin's recent failure in Sharjah has led to renewed rumour-mongering about match-fixing.
India Today (1997)
I will not allow myself to be intimidated by their rumour-mongering and gossip.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2002)
In ancient Chinese society, gossiping -- especially rumour-mongering -- was definitely looked down upon.
Rocky Siu-Kwong Sung ROCKY SUNG'S GUIDE TO CHINESE ASTROLOGY AND FENG SHUI 2003 (2002)
More than 400 Tolkien websites have boomed with spy accounts, illicit photos and rumour-mongering.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Racing Minister Robert Schwarten and Mr Bentley have dismissed the claims as rumour-mongering.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)

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