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noun 
  1. one who divulges private information with intent to hurt others
  2. tattletale; squealer (U.S. slang)
  3. something that serves to reveal something else
The was the lipstick on her shirt collar.
  1. (nautical) a length of yarn or ribbon attached to a sail or shroud etc to indicate the direction of the flow of the air relative to the boat
adjective 
  1. revealing something not intended to be known
His eye was blinking, a signal that he was lying.
He blushed when he approached, a sign that he was happy to see him.
Etymology: From old English (circa 1550)


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