Definition of tattle in English:

tattle

Syllabification: tat·tle
Pronunciation: /ˈtatl
 
/

verb

[no object]

noun

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  • Gossip; idle talk.
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    • But Duffy has no truck with those who argue that the player, who is injury-prone and inclined to attract lurid headlines, has little left to offer the sport beyond tears and tabloid tattle.
    • Perelman's free-associative style spun fantasias out of girdle ads, tabloid tattle, sleazy pulp fiction and recipe prose.
    • Just how far I have come from my days of respecting Motson was confirmed yesterday where he destroyed all enjoyment of watching the cup final with his mediocre tattle.
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Origin

late 15th century (in the sense 'falter, stammer', also 'make meaningless sounds', referring to a small child): from Middle Flemish tatelen, tateren, of imitative origin.

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