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tattletalenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtæt.l̩.teɪl/  us   /ˈtæt̬-/ US (UK telltale)
a ​person, ​especially a ​child, who ​secretlytells someone in ​authority, ​especially a ​teacher, that someone ​else has done something ​bad, often in ​order to ​causetrouble
(Definition of tattletale from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tattletale”
in Chinese (Simplified) 告密者, 搬弄是非的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告密者, 搬弄是非的人…
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