from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Indistinct or confounded in sound; murmuring; vaguely heard.
- adj. Of the natures of rumours; circulated by popular report.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a rumor; of the nature of rumors.
- adj. Famous; notorious.
- adj. Murmuring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of rumor; circulated by popular report.
- Confused or indistinct in sound; vaguely heard; murmuring.
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Even more rumorous, Jane Espenson may be writing the first one.
Of all our protectors, there is none whose rumorous presence is more potent than the Spirit of the Threshold.
I had at first thought it might be "_rumorous_ eyes;" but the personification would then be wanting.
Far through rumorous leagues of midnight stirred by breezes warm.
As he threaded the dim alleys he noticed not the flaming eyes which regarded him from the gloom; the serpents rustling amid the undergrowth; the lizards, fireflies, insects, and the innumerable lives of which the Indian forest was rumorous; they also were but shadows.
One might almost have been in the country, but for the faint, rumorous noises of the town beginning to wake, and that film of ground-mist which veils the feet of London mornings.
One might almost have been in the country, but for the faint, rumorous noises of the town beginning to wake, and that film of ground-mist which veils the feet of
Who, though but just of forty turned, have heard the rumorous fame
Blank bride of the hour, occluded thought wed to waning like a sifting scent of future flowers, retrograde intent backwards blooming as a nascent naught staining minutes, rumorous, uncaught.
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