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tattle

tat·tle

tattle

 
pronunciation:
tae tl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
phrases:
tattle on
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: tattled, tattles, tattling
definition: to reveal secrets of or disclose information about another person, usu. out of malice; inform against another.
synonyms:
inform, rat, squeal
similar words:
gossip, sing, spill the beans, talk, tell
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to reveal by talking idly.
She tattled his secrets to all her friends.
synonyms:
blab
similar words:
betray, blurt out, disclose, give away, reveal, tell
phrase: tattle on
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of tattling.
synonyms:
blab, informing, ratting, squealing
similar words:
gossip, gossiping
derivation: tattlingly (adv.)