Did you perchance mean telltale?
- adj. alternative spelling of telltale.
“• The tell-tale thin red line on the right side of my stomach by my hip, caused by leaning over while wearing the holder and a too-short T-shirt, or making the amateur's mistake of putting the clip straight onto a waistband rather than a belt.”
“Even in New York, where you're gay until proven otherwise, I was careful to parse my words, prevaricate for the comfort of others and subtly pepper in the tell-tale personal pronoun in order to introduce the subject of a boyfriend.”
“Intelligence gathered months before the raid revealed a tell-tale exchange with the al Qaeda leader in Yemen.”
“The clock was showing 64 minutes when Carlos Tevez first got the signal to pull off that fluorescent orange bib and start preparing for his first piece of competitive action since feeling that sharp, tell-tale pain at the back of his leg at Anfield four weeks ago.”
“Entry tags: edgar allan poe, gold bug the, man in black, pit and the pendulum the, strange case of edgar allan poe the, tell-tale heart the, vanishing point”
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“Since I hadn't heard the tell-tale thud, I figured she hadn't hurt herself, and my first assumption was that her little brother was somehow responsible.”
“The author's writing on neuroaesthetics, in which brain science figures rather intermittently, reveals how little the "tell-tale brain" tells us about ourselves.”
“The tell-tale clue was the line about our obligation to non-citizens, which is just bait for sophomore philosophy majors.”
“In the rejection department: I received one that featured the tell-tale word “alas.””
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good grief, I'm getting irritable.
..the first time I heard them mostly because of tone, context and other distractions
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