Definition of Rumorous

1. a. Of or pertaining to a rumor; of the nature of rumors.



Definition of Rumorous

1. Adjective. Indistinct or confounded in sound; murmuring; vaguely heard. ¹

2. Adjective. Of the natures of rumours; circulated by popular report. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rumorous

1. full of rumors [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumorous

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Literary usage of Rumorous

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1. Shakespeare's Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1903)
"18. A bustling rumour. Here rumour = murmur, noise. Cf. K. John, v. 4. 45 : " the noise and rumour of the field." Drayton uses rumorous similarly: " the ..."

2. Shakespeare's Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, William James Rolfe (1881)
"Cf. K.John, v. 4: "the noise and rumour of the field." Drayton uses rumorous similarly : "the rumorous sound Of the sterne ..."

3. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"At his rugge bones end. Piers Ploughman. Hilly, obedient; as good and necessary a word as unruly, which remains in the language. rumorous, murmurous. ..."

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