Etymology
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tattletale (n.)

1880, from tattle + tale. Probably patterned on telltale (1540s). A 16c. word for "tattle-tale" was pickthank.

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Definitions of tattletale

tattletale (n.)
someone who gossips indiscreetly;
Synonyms: tattler / taleteller / talebearer / telltale / blabbermouth
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