Definition of Talebearer

1. Noun. Someone who gossips indiscreetly.




Definition of Talebearer

1. n. One who officiously tells tales; one who impertinently or maliciously communicates intelligence, scandal, etc., and makes mischief.

Definition of Talebearer

1. Noun. An indiscreet person who spreads gossip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Talebearer

1. [n -S]

Talebearer Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Talebearer Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Talebearer

talcous
talcs
talcum
talcum powder
talcums
talcy
tale
tale-bearer
tale-bearers
tale bearer
tale bearers
tale of the tape
talea
taleae
talebear
talebearer (current term)
talebearers
talebearing
talebearing(a)
talebearings
talebook
taled
taleds
taleful
talegalla
taleggio
taleggios
talent
talent-spotter
talent-spotters

Literary usage of Talebearer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Laws from heaven for life on earth: illustrations of the Book of proverbs by William Arnot (1857)
"A talebearer " A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit ... The true antithesis to the talebearer is a " faithful spirit. ..."

2. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"On talebearer see i88. — 21. Virtual comparison, quaternary. The rendering charcoal accords with the term wood (that is, in each member fuel is mentioned), ..."

3. The Humanity, Benevolence and Charity Legislation of the Pentateuch and the by Maurice Fluegel (1908)
""Thou Shalt Be No talebearer." Another negative, ethical lesson of humanity is II M., 23.1: "Thou shalt not carry around false rumors, be no talebearer,1 ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Talebearer

Search for Talebearer on Dictionary.com!Search for Talebearer on Thesaurus.com!Search for Talebearer on Google!Search for Talebearer on Wikipedia!

Search