rumour mill


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rumour mill

The source from or process by which rumours are generated, spread, and perpetuated among a group of people. Primarily heard in UK. Listen, Barry, you can't believe everything that comes out of the rumour mill. I can guarantee you that there will be no redundancies this year. One of the downsides of gaining celebrity status is having every aspect of your life subjected to the Hollywood rumour mill.
See also: mill, rumour
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Even though nothing has been revealed by Apple on the iPad Pro, the rumour mill has revealed a lot about the device.
The rumour mill is in overdrive that Apple is releasing its much anticipated new iPad today.
When we put out the statement [about Iris stepping down as an MP], because as far as I was concerned Iris could not continue, the rumour mills began.
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The rumour mill started up again after Brad bought an ivory and quartz crystal stone," our mole tells us.
THE Leinster House rumour mill claims Fianna Fail and the north's SDLP are in exploratory talks about a possible merger.
WE thought we'd get a break from the Jennifer Lopez/Ben Affleck rumour mill over the festive period.
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