talebearer


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tale·bear·er

 (tāl′bâr′ər)
n.
One who spreads malicious stories or gossip.

tale′bear′ing adj. & n.

talebearer

(ˈteɪlˌbɛərə)
n
someone who gossips in an indiscreet manner
ˈtaleˌbearing n

tale•bear•er

(ˈteɪlˌbɛər ər)

n.
a person who spreads gossip.
[1470–80]
tale′bear`ing, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talebearer - someone who gossips indiscreetlytalebearer - someone who gossips indiscreetly  
gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, gossip - a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others

talebearer

noun
A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others:
Slang: yenta.
Translations

talebearer

[ˈteɪlˌbɛərəʳ] Nsoplón/ona m/f, chismoso/a m/f
References in classic literature ?
She understood now that the real reason that Miss Henderson hated her was that she was a decent married girl; and she knew that the talebearers and the toadies hated her for the same reason, and were doing their best to make her life miserable.
Leviticus (19:16), in warning against not being "a talebearer among your people, or standing idly by the blood of your neighbor," imposes substantial limits on the passage of information.
Two horses, Talebearer and Little Scrub, ran a dead heat.
Later, alone in his home, the talebearer felt bad about what he had done.