grapevine - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈɡreɪpˌvaɪn/
singulargrapevine
pluralgrapevines
  1. 1
    [singular] informal the way in which information spreads quickly from one person to another through conversation
    on/through the grapevine:

    I heard on the grapevine that you left your job.

  2. 2
    [countable] a plant on which grapes grow