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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Disclosing information or giving evidence about another v. - Divulge confidential information or secrets; Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly.

Usage examples (36)
  • Twittle-twattle, which in his day combined the senses now expressed by twaddle and tittle-tattle, is a 'vile word.'
  • Of course, I just took it because I didn't want to be called a tattle tale and get harassed even more.
  • When they "tattle" about a hurt, a teacher might say,
  • He did not wish to "tattle" on anybody, and, besides, not having a forward nature, he shrank from the exposure. for more
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