Part of speech:
A person who mixes into other people's affairs; meddler or gossip
One who, privy to the commission of a crime, confidentially communicates with the police or other governmental entity about it.
(Slang) A woman who is a gossip or busybody
Providing knowledge, as about a person's life, that was previously unknown or considered intimate:
A hired strikebreaker.
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(Slang) A stool pigeon.
A person regarded as contemptible, obnoxious, or otherwise undesirable.
One who reveals wrongdoing within an organization to the public or to those in positions of authority:
An incessant or indiscreet talker.
One who gossips.
A domestic cat, especially a female.
One who spreads malicious stories or gossip.
Something that indicates or reveals information; a sign.
One who spreads rumors.
A person who habitually makes trouble for others; esp., one who incites others to quarrel, rebel, etc.
(Slang) A loudmouthed or gossipy person.
Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
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 pigeon used as a decoy.
The state or fact of knowing:
The branch of knowledge dealing with such rules; jurisprudence
A person who tells tales
Talking much or too much, esp. about unimportant things; loquacious
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 who gives, or serves as a source of, information
A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others
Talking, or fond of talking, a great deal; loquacious
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