Definition of tell offormal + literary
- Her smile told of her good news.
- His rough hands tell of a hard life.
- The article tells of her Arctic journey.
- He told us of his plans to move to the city.
: to relate in detail : narrate
: to give utterance to : say
: to make known : divulge, reveal
: an inadvertent behavior or mannerism that betrays a poker player's true thoughts, intentions, or emotions
: hill, mound
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