Synonyms and Antonyms of talebearer

  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 circulator, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, quidnunc, gossip, tale-teller, telltale, yentaRelated Words 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 betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, informer, tattler, tattletale, telltale, whistle-blowerRelated Words collaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier

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