[roo-mer-muhng-ger, -mong-]


a person given to spreading rumors, often maliciously.

Origin of rumormonger

First recorded in 1930–35; rumor + monger Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of rumormonger

  • Watch as she takes a swipe at the rumormonger who “made up” the story.

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    July 22, 2011