verb (used with object)
Origin of rumor
Related formsun·ru·mored, adjective
Examples from the Web for rumored
Before Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston was in a rumored relationship with friend Robyn Crawford.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one knows what they're about but Boba Fett is rumored to be the subject of one.Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, and Star Wars|William Boot|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By May, Brown and Rihanna had broken up again, and the following spring, she was rumored to (again) be dating Drake.The Chris Brown vs. Drake Feud Continues: Brown Claims Ex GF Karrueche Tran Cheated with Drizzy|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Well, Beyoncé Platinum is rumored to include a remix featuring the singer.Beyonce’s New “7/11” and “Ring Off” Will Give You Reason to Live (And Dance)|Kevin Fallon|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has been rumored that Ebola is in inventory at high-level labs in many countries, some of which are not our friends.
It was rumored yesterday that the President would surely die,—an idle rumor, perhaps.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones
It is now rumored in the palace, that Spain had consented to leave Gibraltar in the possession of England.
It was rumored that you had vast stores of ivory in hand, Pasha; what of that?Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
It's rumored the Nineteenth Corps charged the enemy this morning driving it back in confusion.Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864|Lemuel Abijah Abbott
It began to be rumored that new outside interests were buying into the stock in Wall Street.The Story of the Rome, Watertown, and Ogdensburg RailRoad|Edward Hungerford