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Adjective: telltale  'tel,teyl
  1. Disclosing unintentionally
    "a telltale panel of lights";
    - revealing, telling
Noun: telltale  'tel,teyl
  1. Someone who gossips indiscreetly
    - tattletale [US], tattler, taleteller, talebearer, blabbermouth, blabber
     
  2. [Brit] Someone who reports another person's wrongdoings to someone in authority
    - grass [Brit], snitch, tattletale [US], talebearer [archaic], rat, squealer

Derived forms: telltales

See also: informative, informatory

Type of: betrayer, blabber, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, informer, newsmonger, rat, rumormonger [US], rumourmonger [Brit, Cdn], squealer

Encyclopedia: Telltale, Incorporated