But the book remained little more than a rumor to Russian readers.
rumor has it he also turned down a $7 million recording contract.
“There was this rumor going on for a while that men like strong women,” the comedian tells me.
I heard a rumor once that Jon Voight was mean to little Ricky Schroeder when they shot this movie.
To the extent the markets do anything even semi-predictably, however, they rise on the rumor, and fall on the news.
The boys had gone off on a hunt, a rumor of a bear having been seen about five miles off coming to them by a friendly lumberman.
That morning a rumor had reached the village of a famine in the island of Crete.
I have the means, and can dispose of you without talk or rumor.
They were built upon high cliffs and rumor had it that no enemy could take them.
Know you, Olive, that there is a rumor abroad in Salem that your father will refuse to plead, and will stand mute at his trial?
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.
1590s, "spread a rumor; spread by way of rumor," from rumor (n.). Related: Rumored; rumoring.