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talebearer

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  1. 1 a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others statehouse talebearers had long spread stories about the governor's extramarital affairs Synonyms of talebearer circulator, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, quidnunc, gossip, tale-teller, telltale, yentaWords Related to talebearer betrayer, blabbermouth, informant, informer, snitcher, squealer, stool pigeon, tattler, tattletale; libeler, scandalmonger

  2. 2 a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing the teacher told him not to be such a talebearer, as she was quite capable of detecting student misbehavior on her own Synonyms of talebearer betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, informer, tattler, tattletale, telltale, whistle-blowerWords Related to talebearer collaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier


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