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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Prone to communicate confidential information.

Usage examples (22)
  • I strongly disapprove of talebearing of any sort, and wish to hear no more of this.
  • Very little open quarrelling ever took place amongst them; but backbiting and talebearing were universal.
  • Again, “among your people” suggests that the problem of talebearing goes beyond the individual hurt and affects everybody.
  • The ring of pupils around him, true to the child's creed of no talebearing, glanced at school books or lesson papers with preternaturally grave faces. for more
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