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Meaning of TATTLER

Pronunciation:  'tatlur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of several long-legged shorebirds having a loud whistling cry
  2. [n]  someone who gossips indiscreetly

TATTLER is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: blabbermouth, talebearer, taleteller, tattletale, telltale
 See Also: Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, gossip, gossiper, Heteroscelus incanus, newsmonger, Polynesian tattler, rumormonger, rumourmonger, sandpiper, willet



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tat"tler\, n.
1. One who tattles; an idle talker; one who tells tales.
   --Jer. Taylor.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large,
   long-legged sandpipers belonging to the genus {Totanus}.

Note: The common American species are the greater tattler, or
      telltale ({T. melanoleucus}), the smaller tattler, or
      lesser yellowlegs ({T. flavipes}), the solitary tattler
      ({T. solitarius}), and the semipalmated tattler, or
      willet. The first two are called also {telltale},
      {telltale spine}, {telltale tattler}, {yellowlegs},
      {yellowshanks}, and {yelper.}