a person who tattles; telltale.
either of two shorebirds of the genus Heteroscelus, having a loud, whistling cry.
any of various related shorebirds having shrill cries, as the yellowlegs.
a small bass, Serranus phoebe, of the West Indies and Florida.
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How to use tattler in a sentence
That the child should be abject and agonized before the grim, cynical tattler of Whisper Cove!The Cruise of the Shining Light | Norman Duncan
The next morning Mr. Belcher was up early in order to get his "tattler" as soon as it was dropped at his door.Sevenoaks | J. G. Holland
A copy of the 'tattler' lay on the table, which bore unmistakable evidences of having been spitefully crushed in the hand.Sevenoaks | J. G. Holland
From what office this tattler came he did not know; but it was evident that Bradish was cognizant of the trick.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
"What a silly tattler I am to tell such shocking things to that poor sick child," she said to herself, with lively compunction.Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily | Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
British Dictionary definitions for tattler
a person who tattles; gossip
any of several sandpipers of the genus Heteroscelus, such as H. incanus (Polynesian tattler), of Pacific coastal regions
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