Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: tattletale  'ta-t(u)l,teyl
Usage: US (elsewhere: telltale)
  1. Someone who gossips indiscreetly
    - tattler, taleteller, talebearer, telltale, blabbermouth, blabber
  2. Someone who reports another person's wrongdoings to someone in authority
    - telltale [Brit], grass [Brit], snitch, talebearer [archaic], rat, squealer

Derived forms: tattletales

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

Encyclopedia: Tattletale