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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 of telltale denotative, denoting, reflective, significant, signifying, indicativeWords Related to telltale 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 of telltale circulator, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, quidnunc, talebearer, tale-teller, gossip, yentaWords Related to telltale 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 of telltale betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, informer, whistle-blowerWords Related to telltale collaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier



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