英 美 ['rʊmɚ]
- n. 谣言；传闻
- vt. 谣传；传说
- n. (Rumor)人名；(意、葡)鲁莫尔
CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研
1. *reu-（拟声词根）=》 rut, roar, raucous, rumor, riot.
来自拉丁语 rumor,噪音，杂音，道听途说，来自 PIE*reu,嚎叫，吼叫，拟声词，词源同 rut.
- rumor (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French rumor "commotion, widespread noise or report" (Modern French rumeur), from Latin rumorem (nominative rumor) "noise, clamor, common talk, hearsay, popular opinion," related to ravus "hoarse," from PIE *reu- "to bellow." Related: Rumorous. Rumor mill is from 1887. Dutch rumoer, German Rumor are from French.
- rumor (v.)
- 1590s, "spread a rumor; spread by way of rumor," from rumor (n.). Related: Rumored; rumoring.
- 1. However, traders tended to discount the rumor.
- 2. Rumor has it that he is having an affair with his secretary.
- 3. Rumor has it that her husband has gone over the hill.
- 4. The rumor has been traced back to a bad man.
- 5. The rumor is false, so far as I can discover.
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