telltale

telltale(
tehl
-
teyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tattletale)
a. el soplón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la soplona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Telltales are not liked here, man. So be careful.Aquí no nos gustan los soplones, flaco. Así que ten cuidado.
b. el acusica
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la acusica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Frank is a telltale. I'm sure he won't keep our secret.Frank es un acusica. Estoy segura de que no va a guardar nuestro secreto.
c. el chota
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la chota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
You're a telltale! I told you not to say anything.¡Eres un chota! Te dije que no dijeras nada.
2. (nautical)
a. el catavientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
If the sail is perfectly trimmed, both telltales stream back horizontally on both sides of the sail.Si la vela está perfectamente cazada. los dos catavientos vuelan hacia atrás horizontalmente a ambos lados de la vela.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (that raises suspicions)
a. revelador
Didn't you notice any telltale signs that your daughter was so unhappy.No notaste ninguna señal reveladora que tu hija estaba tan infeliz.
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telltale
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (person)
a. el acusica
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la acusica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el chivato(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la chivato(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (sign, odor)
a. revelador(ora)
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telltale [ˈtelteɪl]
adjective
[+sign] revelador; indicador
noun
1 (person) soplónonasoplona (m) (f);ona soplona
2 (Náut) catavientos (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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