talebearer


talebearer

noun

Definition of TALEBEARER

1
a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others <statehouse talebearers had long spread stories about the governor's extramarital affairs>
2
a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing <the teacher told him not to be such a talebearer, as she was quite capable of detecting student misbehavior on her own>

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