Definition of scaremonger noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

scaremonger

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noun
NAmE//ˈskɛrˌmɑŋɡər//
 
, NAmE//ˈskɛrˌmʌŋɡər//
 
(disapproving)
 
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a person who spreads stories deliberately to make people frightened or nervous
scaremongering
 
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noun [uncountable] journalists accused of scaremongering
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