For certainly Mr. tattle was never denied anything in his life.
It was no maiden, nor the tattle of the town, that brought you this.
Aunt, Mr. tattle desires you would give him leave to wait on you.
She collected all the scandal, all the stories, all the tattle, all the suspicions.
The door opened just as Mrs. tattle was going to ring the bell again for candles and the cowslip-wine.
I will make certain that he will not blab nor tattle—that is the thing most to be feared.
If you imagine Im going to run right away and tattle what youve practically told me in confidence, youve got me sized up wrong.
The gossip is not always of the swift, nor the tattle of the wrong.
It is a place full of life, abounding in buyers and sellers, as well as idlers, who come to tattle and pick up any news they can.
He had already begun to tattle, out of jealousy for another man who had supplanted him in her good graces.
late 15c., "to stammer, prattle," in Caxton's translation of "Reynard the Fox," probably from Middle Flemish tatelen "to stutter," parallel to Middle Dutch, Middle Low German, East Frisian tateren "to chatter, babble," possibly of imitative origin. The meaning "tell tales or secrets" is first recorded 1580s. Sense influenced by tittle. Related: Tattled; tattling.