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. He, Martin Eden, was a better man than that fellow.
Come," he added, laying his hand too familiarly on the shoulder of his captive to urge her onward; "a Huron is no tattler; we will go."
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.
Office tattler: When they finally catch you and let you go, nobody will care.
Fila's CEO, the glamorous beauty Cris, and mega businessman and top Polo player Butch, known for organizing exquisite dinners, made sure that Pepper's birthday celebration would be a blast with the help of my pal Anton San Diego, editor-in-chief of Philippine Tattler. Birthday celebrant Pepper Teehankee with Cris Albert, (back) Tina Cuevas, Hayden Kho, Moritz Hau.
This year's inductees are: John Williams, longtime midday personality who began his career as a college intern for morning superstar Wally Phillips; Andrea Darlas, who resigned in April after 21 years as news anchor, reporter and program host; Marlene Wells, coordinator of sales promotion and merchandising, and a 52-year employee of the station; and Sam "Tenpin Tattler" Weinstein, the late host of a bowling show that aired for 60 years.
In fact, the arresting and statuesque Tootsy was named the 2017 Most Stylish awardee by the Philippine Tattler magazine for Asia.
For example, Cage notes that the practice of referring to other men with feminine names was a common practice in 18th century Molly Houses in Britain, where the substitute names were known as "maiden names." Cage quotes a 1709 letter to the Tattler of London complaining about "Petty Fellows" calling one another "Betty" and "Nelly" in public (Cage 2003: 29).
The reason for the impersonation was simple: Ferguson, at the core of a secret deal that was worth multi-million dollars, had been on daily watch by tattler newshounds who wanted exclusive stories on his life.
He was one of the key persons to push forward many successful events and achievements at the resort, including international recognition, such as EarthCheck Gold Award 2016 which has been given to the resort for five consecutive years and Thailand Tattler's Best Restaurant 2015 for Zico's Brazilian Grill & Bar.