Part of speech:
(Slang) A woman who is a gossip or busybody
A person who mixes into other people's affairs; meddler or gossip
(Slang) A stool pigeon.
One who, privy to the commission of a crime, confidentially communicates with the police or other governmental entity about it.
Providing knowledge, as about a person's life, that was previously unknown or considered intimate:
A person who habitually makes trouble for others; esp., one who incites others to quarrel, rebel, etc.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Any of numerous long-tailed rodents of various families (esp. Muridae and Cricetidae) resembling, but larger than, the mouse: rats are very destructive pests and carriers of highly contagious diseases, as bubonic plague and typhus
One who gives incriminating information about others
A person regarded as contemptible, obnoxious, or otherwise undesirable.
(Slang) A loudmouthed or gossipy person.
A pigeon used as a decoy.
A person who tells tales
One who reveals wrongdoing within an organization to the public or to those in positions of authority:
An incessant or indiscreet talker.
Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
One who gossips.
One who spreads malicious stories or gossip.
Something that indicates or reveals information; a sign.
One who spreads rumors.
A domestic cat, especially a female.
A person who gives, or serves as a source of, information
Talking much or too much, esp. about unimportant things; loquacious
The state or fact of knowing:
The branch of knowledge dealing with such rules; jurisprudence
A person who gossips maliciously and spreads scandal
(Informal) A person, esp. a trainer, regarded as having a special rapport with (a specified type of animal)
A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others
Talking, or fond of talking, a great deal; loquacious
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