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adjective as in talebearing

adjective as in taletelling

noun as in babble

noun as in betrayal

noun as in state's evidence

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Example Sentences

No, she wouldn't castigate old Major Roper for tattling, and at the same time cross-examine him for her own purposes.

Tattling observers were estimated at their small importance there, as everywhere, by one so high above them.

It is a miserable scandal of some of the tattling gossips, and it will be forgotten, perhaps, to-morrow.

"We had no idea of tattling on you, but it seems you have taken a lot of trouble to bother us, since we came," retorted Cleo.

He had just received the emphatic warning against "tattling."


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tattling, such as: blabby, dishing, prattling, repeating, and taletelling.

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