from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who spreads frightening rumors; an alarmist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who spreads worrying rumours or needlessly alarms people.
  • verb To spread worrying rumours.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble


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