Meaning of BRUIT in English

BRUIT

/ bruːt; NAmE / verb

[ vn ] bruit sth (about) ( formal ) to spread a piece of news widely :

This rumour has been bruited about for years.

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English (as a noun): from Old French bruit noise , from bruire to roar.

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