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  • Tattle — Tat tle, n. Idle talk or chat; trifling talk; prate. [1913 Webster] [They] told the tattle of the day. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Tattle — Tat tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tattling}.] [Akin to OE. tateren, LG. tateln, D. tateren to stammer, and perhaps to E. titter.] 1. To prate; to talk idly; to use many words with little meaning; to chat. [1913 Webster] The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tattle — index betray (disclose), divulge, inform (notify), report (rumor) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • tattle — (v.) late 15c., to stammer, prattle, in Caxton s translation of Reynard the Fox, probably from M.Flem. tatelen to stutter, parallel to M.Du., M.L.G., E.Fris. tateren to chatter, babble, possibly of imitative origin. The meaning tell tales or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tattle — *gossip, blab Analogous words: divulge, disclose, betray, *reveal …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tattle — [v] gossip; tell rumor babble, blab*, chat, chatter, give away, give the show away*, gossip, have a big mouth*, jabber, leak, noise, prate, prattle*, rumor, snitch, spill, spill the beans*, spread rumor*, squeal, talk, talk idly, tell on, tell… …   New thesaurus

  • tattle — [tat′ l] vi. tattled, tattling [LME tattlen, prob. < MDu tatelen, of echoic orig.] 1. to talk idly; chatter; gossip 2. to reveal other people s secrets; tell tales 3. to inform against someone vt. to reveal (a secret) through gossiping n. idle …   English World dictionary

  • tattle — 1. verb 1) we were tattling about him Syn: gossip, chatter, chat, prattle, babble, jabber, gabble, rattle on; informal chinwag, jaw, yak, gab, natter, tittle tattle, chitchat 2) I would tattle on her if I had evidence …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • tattle — v. (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to inform ) to tattle on * * * [ tætl] (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to inform ) to tattle on (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to inform ) to tattle on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tattle — tat|tle [ˈtætl] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Middle Dutch; Origin: tatelen] 1.) [i]old fashioned to talk about other people s private lives = ↑gossip 2.) especially AmE if a child tattles, they tell a parent or teacher that another child has done… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Книги

  • Tattle-tales of Cupid, Ford Paul Leicester. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1311 руб
  • Death of Leisure, Ayres C.. After a brief and undignified stint as a war correspondent, Chris Ayres is exiled by his newspaper to Hollywood, where he lives in a building called The Leisureplex and sends celebrity… Подробнее  Купить за 520 руб
  • The Toddler's Tale, Rebecca Winters. Max Jamison had been a good cop, and now he was a good P.I. Still, it shook him to be faced with what seemed to be a replay of his past–a baby depending on him for rescue! And his only ally… Подробнее  Купить за 365.57 руб электронная книга


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