Meaning of tattletale

tat•tle•tale

Pronunciation: (tat'l-tāl"), [key]
— n.
  1. a talebearer or informer, esp. among children.
—adj.
  1. telltale; revealing: a tattletale smear of lipstick on his collar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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