Definition of scaremongering in English:

scaremongering

noun

mass noun
  • The spreading of frightening or ominous reports or rumours.

    ‘claims of scaremongering about the fate of jobs’
    ‘he criticized scaremongering in the media’

adjective

  • Spreading frightening or ominous reports or rumours.

    ‘scaremongering tactics designed to frighten voters’
    ‘scaremongering headlines in the tabloid press’

Pronunciation

scaremongering

/ˈskɛːmʌŋɡərɪŋ/