Definitions of telltale
n. - A thing that serves to disclose something or give information; a hint or indication. 2
n. - An arrangement consisting of long strips, as of rope, wire, or leather, hanging from a bar over railroad tracks, in such a position as to warn freight brakemen of their approach to a low overhead bridge. 2
a. - Telling tales; babbling. 2
n. - One who officiously communicates information of the private concerns of others; one who tells that which prudence should suppress. 2
n. - A movable piece of ivory, lead, or other material, connected with the bellows of an organ, that gives notice, by its position, when the wind is exhausted. 2
n. - A mechanical attachment to the steering wheel, which, in the absence of a tiller, shows the position of the helm. 2
n. - A compass in the cabin of a vessel, usually placed where the captain can see it at all hours, and thus inform himself of the vessel's course. 2
n. - A machine or contrivance for indicating or recording something, particularly for keeping a check upon employees, as factory hands, watchmen, drivers, check takers, and the like, by revealing to their employers what they have done or omitted. 2
n. - The tattler. See Tattler. 2
The word "telltale" uses 8 letters: A E E L L L T T.
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