talebearer

[ teyl-bair-er ]
/ ˈteɪlˌbɛər ər /

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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