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Gossip. I know you think all that tittle-tattle is harmless, but one of these days a rumor is going to hurt someone.
going to telland going to tattle
a threat that one is going to report someone's misdeed to someone in authority. If you do that again, I'm going to tell! Sue just went to the teacher. She's going to tattle.
tattle (on someone) (to someone)
to tell on someone to someone. Are you going to tattle on me to my mother? Please don't tattle on me.
To inform that someone has misbehaved: My brother tattled on me for spilling the glue.