tattler

  • 1Tattler — Tat tler, n. 1. One who tattles; an idle talker; one who tells tales. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large, long legged sandpipers belonging to the genus {Totanus}. [1913 Webster] Note: The common American …

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  • 2Tattler — can refer to:*Tattler, a person who likes to gossip a lot *Tattler (student newspaper), the student newspaper of Ithaca High School in Ithaca, New York. *Tattler (bird), a shorebird *Tattler (newsletter), the Newsletter for the East Asian… …

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  • 3Tattler — Tattler, s. Tatler …

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  • 4tattler — [tat′lər] n. 1. a person who tattles; gossip ☆ 2. a grayish brown sandpiper (Heteroscelus incanus) of the Pacific coastal region, known for its loud cry …

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  • 5tattler — /tat leuhr/, n. 1. a person who tattles; telltale. 2. either of two shorebirds of the genus Heteroscelus, having a loud, whistling cry. 3. any of various related shorebirds having shrill cries, as the yellowlegs. 4. a small bass, Serranus phoebe …

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  • 6tattler — Yellowlegs Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See… …

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  • 7tattler — noun a) One who tattles (notifies authorities of illicit behavior) or is inclined to do so; a tattletale. My sister is a big tattler; she always tells Mommy when I hit her! b) A device fitted to a vehicle to measure mileage etc. A few truck… …

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  • 8tattler — tattletale / tattler [n] person who gossips, tells rumors bigmouth*, blabberer, blabbermouth*, busybody, canary*, fat mouth*, fink*, gossip, informer, rat*, rumormonger, scandalmonger, snitch*, squealer*, stool pigeon*, talebearer, taleteller,… …

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  • 9tattler —    Ūlili.     A tattler running on the beach, struck by a big sea, falls, he ūlili holoholo kahakai, pā i ke kai nui, hina (of weaklings) …

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  • 10tattler — tattle ► NOUN ▪ gossip; idle talk. ► VERB ▪ engage in tattle. DERIVATIVES tattler noun. ORIGIN Flemish tatelen, tateren …

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  • 11tattler — noun Date: 1550 1. tattletale 2. any of various slender long legged shorebirds (as the willet, yellowlegs, and redshank) of the sandpiper family with a loud and frequent call …

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  • 12tattler — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. muckraker, busybody, snoop; see gossip 2 , tattletale n. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others: blab, gossip, gossiper, gossip monger, newsmonger, rumormonger, scandalmonger …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13tattler — tat·tler || tætlÉ™(r) n. informer, rat, tattletale (Informal) …

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  • 14tattler — n. 1. Prattler, babbler, chatterer, prater, gossip, gadabout, gadder, rattle head, idle talker, news monger. 2. Gossip, tale bearer …

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  • 15tattler — n telltale, tattletale, talebearer, Brit. Sl. sneak; informer, Sl. squealer, Sl. fink, Sl. rat, Sl. rat fink, Sl. stool pigeon; blabber, blabbermouth, sieve, gossip, busybody, rumormonger, excessive talker; jabberer, chatterer, gabbler,… …

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  • 16tattler — tat·tler …

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  • 17tattler — tat•tler [[t]ˈtæt lər[/t]] n. 1) a person who tattles; telltale 2) orn either of two shorebirds of the genus Heteroscelus, having a loud, whistling cry …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18tattler — /ˈtætlə / (say tatluh) noun 1. someone who tattles; a telltale. 2. any of various sandpipers with a vociferous cry, having mainly grey plumage, breeding in Canada and Siberia and spending the northern winter in Australia and South East Asia …

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  • 19tattler — n. a prattler; a gossip …

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  • 20Tattler (student newspaper) — NOTOC The Tattler is the student newspaper of Ithaca High School in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1892, it is one of the oldest student newspapers in the United States. It is published six to ten times a year, and has a circulation of about 3,000 …

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