Informant and Telltale


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Informant noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: the FBI is working closely with informants to find out about the subversive group

Telltale and informant are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Telltale" instead a noun "Informant".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
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Telltale noun – A person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others.
Usage example: the media's professional telltales have basically decided that today's celebrities have no right to privacy

Informant and telltale are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Informant" instead a noun "Telltale".
Synonyms for Telltale
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