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tat·tle

tattle

 
 
pronunciation:
tae tl
phrases:
tattle on
part of speech: verb
inflections: tattles, tattling, tattled
definition 1: to tell secrets or give information about another person.
They tattled to the teacher and got the other class in trouble.
synonyms:
inform, rat
similar words:
gossip, sing, spill the beans, talk, tell
definition 2: to tell or reveal by talking carelessly.
She tattled his secrets to all her friends.
similar words:
betray, blurt out, disclose, give away, reveal, tell
phrase: tattle on
derivation: tattlingly (adv.)