Meaning of “tattletale” in the English Dictionary

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"tattletale" in British English

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tattletalenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæt.əl.teɪl/ us /ˈtæt̬.əl.teɪl/ US UK telltale

a person, especially a child, who secretly tells someone in authority, especially a teacher, that someone else has done something bad, often in order to cause trouble

(Definition of “tattletale” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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