Telltale – meaning of the word and examples

Allowing a secret to become known. (Cambridge Dictionary)

An outward sign: Indication (Merriam – Webster)

A device for indicating or recording something: such as a wind-direction indicator often in the form of a ribbon. (Merriam – Webster)

Something that is described as telltale gives away information, often about something bad that would otherwise not be noticed. (Collins Dictionary)

Something that is described as telltale gives away information, often about something bad that would otherwise not be noticed. (Collins Dictionary)

Revealing, indicating, or betraying something. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

4 Telltale Signs of a Liar.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carolkinseygoman/2012/08/07/4-telltale-signs-of-a-liar/#4d81ec951fd0

The 10 Tell-Tale Signs of Deception.

https://www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4294971184

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