tattler


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tat·tler

 (tăt′lər)
n.
1. One who tattles.
2. Either of two shorebirds of the genus Tringa found in Asia, Australia, and western North America, especially T. incana, noted for its loud cry.

tattler

(ˈtætlə)
n
1. a person who tattles; gossip
2. (Animals) any of several sandpipers of the genus Heteroscelus, such as H. incanus (Polynesian tattler), of Pacific coastal regions

tat•tler

(ˈtæt lər)

n.
1. a person who tattles; telltale.
2. either of two shorebirds of the genus Heteroscelus, having a loud, whistling cry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tattler - someone who gossips indiscreetlytattler - someone who gossips indiscreetly  
gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, gossip - a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
2.tattler - any of several long-legged shorebirds having a loud whistling cry
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Heteroscelus incanus, Polynesian tattler - tattler of Pacific coastal regions
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, willet - large North American shorebird of eastern and Gulf Coasts

tattler

noun
1. A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others:
Slang: yenta.
2. One who gives incriminating information about others:
Informal: rat, tipster.
Translations

tattler

[ˈtætləʳ] N (= chatterbox) → charlatán/ana m/f; (= gossip) → chismoso/a m/f

tattler

nKlatschmaul nt (pej sl), → Klatschbase f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
On shipboard he would be a sneak, a whiner, a tattler.
Moreover, as will be seen in the course of my story, the pedlar was inquisitive, and something of a tattler, always itching to hear the news and anxious to tell it again.
He was a great gossip and tattler, and to produce a laugh would hardly have spared the reputation of his aged mother.
He meant to go away before that, so don't think his heart is broken, or mind what silly tattlers say.
and past commander of American Legion Tattler Post 973 of Chicago.
Hastings Weld, who would later become editor of several New York newspapers, including the Evening Tattler and Brother Jonathan, and a target of Poe's in "The Mystery of Marie Roget" (Kopley, Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin Mysteries 54-63, 106-9).
Heat your lids or Tattler rubber rings with boiling water for a few minutes.
Prosecutors were reviewing the decision to drop the case against the election aide - once tipped for the top by Tattler magazine - after calls from Ray and Alison Johnson, parents of alleged victim Elliott, 21.
The budding poet, then twenty-two, quickly landed a position at another daily paper, the Evening Tattler, wherein he vented his feelings about Herrick and Ropes: "There is in this city a trashy, scurrilous, and obscene daily paper, under charge of two as dirty fellows, as ever were able by the force of brass, ignorance of their own ignorance, and a coarse manner of familiarity, to push themselves among gentlemen" (Reynolds 102).
These species were typically found in alpine tundra, shrub, and wetland/riverine habitats and included the Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata), Wandering Tattler (Heteroscelus incanus), Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis), Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus), American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanas), Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querida), Smith's Longspur, and Lapland Longspur.