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He'd heard rumours about some big financial deal.
Now there are rumours of wedding plans.
He denied rumours that staff would lose their jobs.
Rumour has it that he's seriously ill.
A student had been spreading rumours about the teachers.
Rumours are flying about a merger between the media giants.
This is the British English definition of rumour. View American English definition of rumour.