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Definition of Hearsay

Hearsay

  1. Report; rumor; fame; common talk; something heard from another.

Hearsay Quotations

People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read.
Rick Barry

The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Classics are books which, the more we think we know them through hearsay, the more original, unexpected, and innovative we find them when we actually read them.
Italo Calvino

The only other things, and again these things are hearsay, is that he could be pretty rough on directors, because he knew exactly the way he wanted to play the part. And he did so.
Tommy Bond

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Hosea Ballou
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Hearsay Translations

hearsay in Dutch is befaamdheid, gerucht, mare, faam
hearsay in Spanish is hambre

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