Synonyms for Hearsay:

n.

A to Z, information, datum, news, findings, data, detail, fact. gossip, Gossipry, scuttlebutt, talebearing, tittle-tattle, word, report, words, tattle. communication (noun)
rumor, rumour.
hearsay (noun)
rumour, indirect, rumor.
news (noun)
news.
noise (noun)
scandal, gossip, report.
talebearing (noun)
Gossipry.
unsubstantiated information (noun)
scandal, report, scuttlebutt, gossip, rumor.
word (noun)
word.

v.

shame (verb)
scandal.

Other synonyms:

talebearing, Gossipry, tittle-tattle, gossip. scuttlebutt. report. word. Other relevant words:
fact, scandal, tattle, Gossipry, information, word, data, tittle-tattle, gossip, report, scuttlebutt, detail, words, talebearing, findings, datum, news.

Usage examples for hearsay

  1. I only knew the way by hearsay – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  2. The countess knew of that room only by hearsay – The Hated Son by Honore de Balzac
  3. The justly celebrated Mr. Warton hath favoured us, in his Life of Dr. Bathurst, with some hearsay particulars concerning Shakespeare from the papers of Aubrey, which had been in the hands of Wood; and I ought not to suppress them, as the last seems to make against my doctrine. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith