Tat"tle (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tattled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tattling (?).] [Akin to OE. tateren, LG. tateln, D. tateren to stammer, and perhaps to E. titter.]

1.

To prate; to talk idly; to use many words with little meaning; to chat.

The tattling quality of age, which is always narrative. Dryden.

2.

To tell tales; to communicate secrets; to be a talebearer; as, a tattling girl.

 

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Tat"tle, n.

Idle talk or chat; trifling talk; prate.

[They] told the tattle of the day. Swift.

 

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