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Rumouring

ˈruːmə

Meanings of Rumouring:

verb

Be circulated as an unverified account.

Usage examples:

It's rumoured that he lives on a houseboat
noun

A currently circulating story or report of uncertain or doubtful truth.

Usage examples:

They were investigating rumours of a massacre

Rumourmonger

ˈruːməmʌŋɡə

Meanings of Rumourmonger:

noun

A person who spreads rumours.

Meanings of Rumours:

noun

A currently circulating story or report of uncertain or doubtful truth.

Usage examples:

They were investigating rumours of a massacre
verb

Be circulated as an unverified account.

Usage examples:

It's rumoured that he lives on a houseboat

Meanings of Rump:

noun

The hind part of the body of a mammal or the lower back of a bird.

Usage examples:

The harrier is distinguished by its prominent white rump

Meanings of Rumper:

noun

A member or supporter of the rump parliament.

Rumple

ˈrʌmp(ə)l

Meanings of Rumple:

verb

Give a creased, ruffled, or dishevelled appearance to.

Usage examples:

The girl rumpled his thin streaky hair
noun

An untidy state.

Usage examples:

She left her clothes in a rumple on the floor

Meanings of Rumpled:

adjective

Creased, ruffled, or dishevelled in appearance.

Usage examples:

A rumpled bed
verb

Give a creased, ruffled, or dishevelled appearance to.

Usage examples:

The girl rumpled his thin streaky hair

Rumples

ˈrʌm.pəl

Meanings of Rumples:

verb

Give a creased, ruffled, or dishevelled appearance to.

Usage examples:

The girl rumpled his thin streaky hair
noun

An untidy state.

Usage examples:

She left her clothes in a rumple on the floor

Rumpling

ˈrʌmp(ə)l

Meanings of Rumpling:

verb

Give a creased, ruffled, or dishevelled appearance to.

Usage examples:

The girl rumpled his thin streaky hair
noun

An untidy state.

Usage examples:

She left her clothes in a rumple on the floor

Rumpot

ˈrʌmpɒt

Meanings of Rumpot:

noun

An alcoholic.

Usage examples:

The old forrest hotel is now the time, which is patronised only by the better element of rumpots in…

Rumps

rʌmp

Meanings of Rumps:

noun

The hind part of the body of a mammal or the lower back of a bird.

Usage examples:

The harrier is distinguished by its prominent white rump

Rumpus

ˈrʌmpəs

Meanings of Rumpus:

noun

A noisy disturbance; a row.

Usage examples:

He caused a rumpus with his flair for troublemaking

Rumpuses

ˈrʌmpəs

Meanings of Rumpuses:

noun

A noisy disturbance; a row.

Usage examples:

He caused a rumpus with his flair for troublemaking

Rums

rʌm

Meanings of Rums:

noun

An alcoholic spirit distilled from sugar-cane residues or molasses.

Usage examples:

She fortified herself with a large tot of rum
adjective

Odd; peculiar.

Usage examples:

It's a rum business, certainly

Meanings of Run:

verb

Move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time.

Usage examples:

The dog ran across the road
noun

An act or spell of running.

Usage examples:

I usually go for a run in the morning

Meanings of Run a tight ship:

phrase

Be very strict in managing an organization or operation.

Usage examples:

‘i want to portray an image of success,’ gerry admits, to show that it's feasible to be organic and…
verb

To move your legs faster than when walking, with the weight of your body pressing forward

Usage examples:

[ i ] they ran for the bus and got there just in time., [ t ] hugh runs five miles a day., [ i ] we…

Meanings of Run across:

phrasal verb

Meet or find someone by chance.

Usage examples:

I just thought you might have run across him before

Meanings of Run along:

phrasal verb

Said to children to tell them to go away

Usage examples:

Run along now, children!

Run away

ˈrʌn.ə.weɪ

Meanings of Run away:

collocation

Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

phrasal verb

Leave or escape from a place, person, or situation.

Usage examples:

Children who run away from home normally go to big cities
adjective

Being or seeming to be out of control, or happening suddenly and strongly

Usage examples:

Runaway health-care costs, from the moment he launched the boy scout movement in 1908, it was a run…

Meanings of Run down:

collocation

Injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle

phrasal verb

(of a vehicle) hit a person or animal and knock them to the ground.

Usage examples:

The boy was run down by joyriders

Meanings of Run for:

verb

To move your legs faster than when walking, with the weight of your body pressing forward

Usage examples:

[ i ] they ran for the bus and got there just in time., [ t ] hugh runs five miles a day., [ i ] we…
phrase

To run fast in order to get or avoid something

Usage examples:

I ran for the bus but it drove off., you're going to miss the train! you'll have to run for it!, it…

Meanings of Run in:

phrasal verb

(of a quality, trait, or condition) be common or inherent in members of a family, especially over several generations.

Usage examples:

Weight problems run in my family
noun

An argument, disagreement, or fight

Usage examples:

She’d had a run-in with the dog before.

Meanings of Run in the family:

idiom

If a quality, ability, disease, etc. runs in the family, many members of the family have it

Usage examples:

Intelligence seems to run in that family., we're all ambitious - it seems to run in the family.

Meanings of Run into:

phrase

Collide violently with an obstacle

phrasal verb

Collide with someone or something.

Usage examples:

He ran into a lamp post

Meanings of Run off:

idiom

Run away

phrasal verb

Leave a place or situation suddenly.

Usage examples:

He ran off to join napoleon's army and never returned

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