talebearer

noun
tale·bear·er | \ˈtāl-ˌber-ər \

Definition of talebearer 

: one that spreads gossip or rumors also : tattletale

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talebearing \ˈtāl-ˌber-iŋ \ adjective or noun

Examples of talebearer in a Sentence

statehouse talebearers had long spread stories about the governor's extramarital affairs the teacher told him not to be such a talebearer, as she was quite capable of detecting student misbehavior on her own

First Known Use of talebearer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of talebearer was in the 15th century

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