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talebearer

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1 a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others
  • statehouse talebearers had long spread stories about the governor's extramarital affairs

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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

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

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“Talebearer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/talebearer. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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