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A person who maliciously gossips or reveals secrets.
- ‘Here were the hagglers and talebearers, the scrapmongers, the dealers in stray talk.’
- ‘A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.’
- ‘Talebearers have a habit of telling evil things only to those who will spread evil, not stop it.’
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