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talebearer

[ teyl-bair-er ]
/ ˈteɪlˌbɛər ər /
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noun
a person who spreads gossip, secrets, etc., that may cause trouble or harm.
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Origin of talebearer

First recorded in 1470–80; tale + bearer

OTHER WORDS FROM talebearer

talebearing, adjective, noun
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