tattletale

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noun tat·tle·tale \ˈta-təl-ˌtāl\

Definition of tattletale

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  someone (such as a child) who tells secrets about what someone else has done :  one who tattles :  informer

Examples of tattletale in a sentence

  1. don't be such a tattletale and tell me about every little thing your sister does

1888

First Known Use of tattletale

1888


TATTLETALE Defined for English Language Learners

tattletale

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noun tat·tle·tale \ˈta-təl-ˌtāl\

Definition of tattletale for English Language Learners

  • : a child who tells a parent, teacher, etc., about something bad or wrong that another child has done : a child who tattles on another child


TATTLETALE Defined for Kids

tattletale

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noun tat·tle·tale \ˈta-təl-ˌtāl\

Definition of tattletale for Students

  1. :  a person who tells on someone



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