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telltale

US [ˈtelˌteɪl]
UK ['tel.teɪl]
  • adj.暴露实情的;能说明问题的
  • n.向大人告另一个孩子状的小孩儿;小告密者
  • Web指示器;信号装置;搬弄是非者
Plural Form:telltales  
telltale
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adj.
1.
[obn]
暴露实情的;能说明问题的showing that sth exists or has happened
telltale clues/marks/signs/sounds
能说明问题的种种线索╱痕迹╱迹象╱声响
The telltale smell of cigarettes told her that he had been in the room.
那股明显的香烟味告诉她,他曾在这房间里待过。
n.
1.
(informal)
向大人告另一个孩子状的小孩儿;小告密者a child who tells an adult what another child has done wrong

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