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telltale

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of telltale

  1. indicating something I know you've been eating chocolate because of the telltale smudges on your face Synonyms denotative, denoting, reflective, significant, signifying, indicativeRelated Words alluding, allusive, referring; characteristic, symptomatic; demonstrative, exhibiting, expressive; symbolic (also symbolical); connoting, hinting, implying, insinuating, suggestive


telltale

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of telltale

  1. 1 a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others the media's professional telltales have basically decided that today's celebrities have no right to privacy Synonyms circulator, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, quidnunc, talebearer, tale-teller, gossip, 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 department telltale told the boss that his coworkers were taking extra long breaks Synonyms betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, informer, whistle-blowerRelated Words collaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier


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