rumormonger


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a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others

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Some of the rumormongers in the neighborhood wondered if I was actually her illegitimate child because she was always taking care of me.
The police arrested two men Tuesday for spreading rumors and Nik Ismail reiterated Wednesday that the police would consider imposing the Internal Security Act (ISA), a draconian law that allows indefinite detention without trial, against rumormongers.
Rumormongers buy when prices fall, and then sell at a profit when prices rise.
In my experience, it was necessary to avoid conversations with campus rumormongers while awaiting a decision about the interview schedule.
When news of inventor Dean Kaman's much-hyped and very mysterious IT first made headlines in January, Internet rumormongers began searching furiously, speculating about what IT would be.
But the DNA tests conducted on Lama's remains proved they belonged to her, disproving the claims of rumormongers who behaved like criminals and were as wicked as those Indian villagers who combed bodies of plane crash victims to steal valuables.
He also added that Lebanon continues to bear its national responsibility towards its citizens, despite the dust-and-chaff stirred by rumormongers here and there.
Another unfortunate group is a bunch of self-centered and rumormongers who seem to strive best in confusion where professionalism is hardly of significance anymore.
Reid held up a piece of AstroTurf and declared that opponents of health-care reform are an artificial grass-roots movement "taking their cues from talk-show hosts, Internet rumormongers and insurance rackets.
Secrecy only breeds mistrust, allowing the leakers and rumormongers to exploit the situation.
The consolidation of media ownership--1,200 radio stations owned by Clear Channel, for instance--opens the way for alternative channels that may be outside any real scrutiny--from bloggers to Matt Drudge to rumormongers on the Internet," Horowitz said.
Rumormongers say Kayani wanted to assume the chairmanship of "Head of Defense Organization (HDO)" that would have made him in-charge of the three services chiefs.
We have become rumormongers and tea-leaf readers, believers in signs, bouncing back and forth between uneasy optimism and unfettered paranoia.
Rumormongers have their own self-interest in spreading such canards.
The spokesman expressed his concerns about the misuse of technology and said that rumormongers have gone as far as organizing demonstrations in front of the office of Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution in Buraidah and also in Qatif.