tattle

All Noun Verb
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  • He thought he would get so far away that the dog could not go back to the village and tattle. Cited from The Magic Speech Flower, by Melvin Hix
  • Some woman will be suspecting and tattling, because she has nothing else to do. Cited from The Gentleman of Fifty, by G. Meredith
  • I have more trouble to make one woman sleep than all the world besides; they are so full of tattle. Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. IX, by Various
  • I think it not unlikely that she would go on telling her tattling story just the same. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 44, June, 1861, by Various
  • There's been no tattling here, as you shall see. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • You may, if your tattle is political, become serviceable to men engaged in great affairs. Cited from Essays in Little, by Andrew Lang
  • In one episode, the family had to help her correct her habit of tattling.
  • At least she on more than one occasion tittle-tattled about her. Cited from Lady Mary Wortley Montague, by Lewis Melville
  • "Do you think it necessary to tattle to a woman who is a total stranger to me?" Cited from Success, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • The tattle of society did its best to place the peccant husband above the suffering wife. Cited from The Waverley Novels, Vol. XII, by W. Scott
  • Now that you've got the worst of it you come here with your tattle-tales. Cited from The Iron Puddler, by James J. Davis
  • But now to tattle were too late,-- Thou who hast ever been so true. Cited from The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Such were the confessions of poor women who had never in their lives done any evil except possibly to tattle. Cited from History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI), by E. Benjamin Andrews
  • Let them once get tattling in their parlours, and it's death to me. Cited from Plays of Wm.E. Henley and R.L. Stevenson
  • I know how to treat such tattle: Leave them, sir, to me. Cited from Two Lovers of Heaven: Chrysanthus and Daria, Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • Though we called it tattling ten years ago. Cited from Out of the Primitive, by Robert Ames Bennet
  • "This is a servant who does no tattling in the market-place!" he said, turning again toward me. Cited from The Ivory Trail, by Talbot Mundy
  • I cannot read that knowledge in your face, Mr Tattle. Cited from Love for Love, by William Congreve
  • But she was a woman who lived very much at home, and, in fact, cared little for tattling. Cited from The Bread-winners, by John Hay
  • Their masters often flogged them for tattling, but it did little or no good. Cited from The Magic Speech Flower, by Melvin Hix
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Meaning of tattle

  • noun Disclosing information or giving evidence about another