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telltale

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of telltale

  1. indicating something <I know you've been eating chocolate because of the telltale smudges on your face> Synonyms denotative, denoting, reflective, significant, signifying, indicativeRelated Words alluding, allusive, referring; characteristic, symptomatic; demonstrative, exhibiting, expressive; symbolic (also symbolical); connoting, hinting, implying, insinuating, suggestive




telltale

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of telltale

  1. 1 a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others <the media's professional telltales have basically decided that today's celebrities have no right to privacy> Synonyms circulator, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, quidnunc, talebearer, tale-teller, gossip, yentaRelated Words betrayer, blabbermouth, informant, informer, snitcher, squealer, stool pigeon, tattler, tattletale; libeler, scandalmonger

  2. 2 a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing <the department telltale told the boss that his coworkers were taking extra long breaks> Synonyms betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, informer, whistle-blowerRelated Words collaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier




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