from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having force and producing a striking effect.
- adj. Revealing previously unknown information.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having force
- adj. revealing information
- adj. serving to convince
- v. Present participle of tell.
- n. The act of narration.
- n. The disclosure of information.
- n. Counting, numbering.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Operating with great effect; effective.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Effective; impressive; striking: as, a telling speech on tariff reform.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. disclosing information or giving evidence about another
- adj. powerfully persuasive
- n. an act of narration
- adj. disclosing unintentionally
- adj. producing a strong effect
- n. informing by words
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And I did it all without a label telling me I needed to Auto-Tune myself, or have Rihanna guest on my album to drive up record sales.
The little we do is the label telling us what's happening and we go, That's weird.
Francesca peered down at him, her expression telling Zak what he already knew: It was an utterly stupid question.
So talking about pop records, it's usually the powers that be and the people at the label telling him he should do
The only difference in the telling is the coda to both versions.
The movie beings with a title telling us we are looking at Norway, 709 AD.
The traditional elements of cyberpunk aren't present in this book except that the telling is a detective thriller set in the future.
And then, wham, in your face is a label telling you exactly how many calories you're drinking.
But he says he will continue with what he calls telling the truth, and that's what he plans to do -- Catherine.
Usually, a "gate" is a label telling the media to start a hype, being proposed by someone with limited imagination.