tattlers

tattler

[tat-ler]
noun
1.
a person who tattles; telltale.
2.
either of two shorebirds of the genus Heteroscelus, having a loud, whistling cry.
3.
any of various related shorebirds having shrill cries, as the yellowlegs.
4.
a small bass, Serranus phoebe, of the West Indies and Florida.

Origin:
1540–50; tattle + -er1

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tattler (ˈtætlə)
 
n
1.  a person who tattles; gossip
2.  any of several sandpipers of the genus Heteroscelus, such as H. incanus (Polynesian tattler), of Pacific coastal regions

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