AskDefine | Define tattler

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who gossips indiscreetly [syn: tattletale, taleteller, talebearer, telltale, blabbermouth]
2 any of several long-legged shorebirds having a loud whistling cry

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. One who tattles (notifies authorities of illicit behavior) or is inclined to do so; a tattletale.
    My sister is a big tattler; she always tells Mommy when I hit her!

Usage notes

  • This term is generally applied only to children.


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