Definition of tell on
1 informal : to tell someone in authority about the bad behavior or actions of (someone else) Please don't tell on me.
2 : to have a noticeable effect on (someone or something) The stress began to tell on her face/health.
Word by Word Definitions
: to relate in detail : narrate
: to give utterance to : say
: to make known : divulge, reveal
: hill, mound
: an ancient mound in the Middle East composed of remains of successive settlements
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