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Noun: tattle  ta-t(u)l
  1. Disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    - singing, telling
Verb: tattle  ta-t(u)l
  1. Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    - chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, blabber, gabble, twattle [UK, dialect], rabbit [Brit], vapor [Brit, Cdn], witter [Brit], yabber [Brit], yatter [Brit]
  2. Divulge confidential information or secrets
    "Be careful--his secretary tattles";
    - spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out

Derived forms: tattles, tattling, tattled

Type of: break, bring out, disclose, disclosure, discover, divulge, expose, give away, lay bare, let on, let out, mouth, reveal, revealing, revelation, speak, talk, unwrap, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Tattle