Definition of scaremonger noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scaremonger

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskeəmʌŋɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskermʌŋɡər//
 
(disapproving)
 
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a person who spreads stories deliberately to make people frightened or nervous
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scaremonger