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roomer (ROO muhr) (noun)
A lodger who rents space or an accommodation in which to live: Tony has been a roomer in that hotel for years.
rumor (ROO muhr) (noun)
A piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth; hearsay: There is a rumor going around that the store is going out of business.
A rooming house is where a roomer spreads a rumor about another roomer.
Debbie heard a rumor that there will be a new roomer at the boarding house where she lives.
This entry is located in the following unit: Confusing Words Clarified: Group R; Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs, Synonyms, Polysemes, etc. + (page 6)