One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Gossip about or reveal another person's secrets or wrongdoings.‘she sparked a family row after telling tales about her mother on a TV show’
inform, inform against, inform on, act as an informer, tell tales, tell tales on, sneak, sneak on, report, give away, be disloyal, be disloyal to, sell out, stab in the backView synonyms
- ‘Indeed, people love to gossip and to tell tales.’
- ‘Robert and Kitty are deputizing Isaac to sling some mud at the man telling tales on Robert, and stop the story from spreading.’
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