Translation of telltale in Spanish:


revelador, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛlˌteɪl//ˈtɛlteɪl/


  • 1

    (sign/smell/sound) revelador
    • Then he notes the telltale faint imprints of claws.
    • That telltale pressure is one of the hallmarks of acute sinusitis.
    • Under their ponchos he spied telltale bulges that he took to be weapons.
    • He didn't have a change in his bowel habits, he didn't have rectal bleeding; and so he didn't have any of the clear, telltale signs of colon cancer.
    • After a few dives, the inlet filter on my serviced regulator bore the telltale brown dust of internal tank corrosion.
    • For example, an experienced ticket checker would have unconsciously learnt to look for telltale signs to correctly identify a ticketless traveller.
    • His feet are swollen and his skin cracked, both telltale signs of malnutrition.
    • There were, though, telltale signs of things to come.
    • Most people who lose weight from only dieting develop telltale signs of this, by having a lot of loose skin, as opposed to the well-toned, firm body of someone who is eating correctly and exercising.
    • It uses a diagram of a baby to show where the telltale signs of meningitis materialise.
    • Again, the telltale shimmer this produced went unnoticed.
    • Indeed, there are some clear telltale signs, that suggest that this is not necessarily a one time occurrence.
    • The telltale signs are underweight children, poor academic performance, and health problems.
    • Soon after uttering the last word, the telltale, music-ruining shatter of glass could be heard.
    • There are always telltale signs and whether people want to open up their eyes to those signs is up to them.
    • Eat plenty of hot food, drink lots of soup and tea; hypothermia is a very real danger that can come on very quickly with few telltale signs.
    • And oil analysis reveals telltale signs of the health of a given machine and what must be done to keep it in optimum running condition.
    • Bark stripping is normally the telltale sign of this little rodent.
    • While large cash transfers can occasionally tip off authorities to drug activity, terrorists leave few telltale financial signs.
    • The telltale signs will always peer through at the experts who will be examining the handwriting.


  • 1informal

    soplón masculine informal
    soplona feminine informal
    acusete feminine informal
    acusica masculine Spain informal
    rajón masculine Mexico informal
    rajona feminine Mexico informal
    alcahuete masculine Southern Cone informal
    alcahueta feminine Southern Cone informal
    • I guess being pirates we don't like telltales.
    • I don't recommend this because it is a one-way process that can't be undone and nobody likes telltales.
  • 2

    (on sail)
    catavientos masculine