Taleteller Tale"tell`er, n. One who tells tales or stories, especially in a mischievous or officious manner; a talebearer; a telltale; a tattler. [1913 Webster]

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  • taleteller — [tāl′tel΄ər] n. 1. STORYTELLER 2. TALEBEARER …   English World dictionary

  • taleteller — taletelling, adj., n. /tayl tel euhr/, n. 1. a telltale; talebearer. 2. a person who tells falsehoods. 3. a person who tells tales or stories; narrator. [1350 1400; ME; see TALE, TELLER] * * * …   Universalium

  • taleteller — noun A person who tells tales …   Wiktionary

  • taleteller — Synonyms and related words: a tale bearing animal, anecdotist, busybody, fableist, fabler, fabulist, fictionist, gossip, gossip columnist, gossiper, gossipmonger, mythmaker, mythopoet, narrator, newsmonger, newspaperman, novelettist, novelist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • taleteller — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others: blab, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, scandalmonger, tabby, talebearer, tattle, tattler, tattletale, telltale, whisperer. Slang: yenta.… …   English dictionary for students

  • taleteller — tale•tell•er [[t]ˈteɪlˌtɛl ər[/t]] n. 1) talebearer 2) a person who tells stories; narrator • Etymology: 1350–1400 tale′tell ing, adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • taleteller — /ˈteɪltɛlə/ (say taylteluh) noun a tale bearer. –taletelling, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • taleteller — n. 1 a person who tells stories. 2 a person who spreads malicious reports. * * * noun someone who gossips indiscreetly • Syn: ↑tattletale, ↑tattler, ↑talebearer, ↑telltale, ↑blabbermouth • Derivationally related forms: ↑telltale ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • blabbermouth — labbermouth n. someone who gossips indiscreetly. Syn: blabber, tattletale, taleteller, talebearer, telltale. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taletelling — See taleteller. * * * …   Universalium

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