Definition of bruit verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bruit

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bruːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bruːt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bruit
BrE BrE//bruːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bruːt//
 
he / she / it bruits
BrE BrE//bruːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bruːts//
 
past simple bruited
BrE BrE//ˈbruːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbruːtɪd//
 
past participle bruited
BrE BrE//ˈbruːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbruːtɪd//
 
-ing form bruiting
BrE BrE//ˈbruːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbruːtɪŋ//
 
 
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bruit something (about) (formal) to spread a piece of news widely This rumour has been bruited about for years. They issued a press release bruiting his achievement. Word Origin late Middle English (as a noun): from Old French bruit ‘noise’, from bruire ‘to roar’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bruit