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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. telling: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. telling: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. telling: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. telling: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. telling: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. telling: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Telling, telling: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. telling: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. telling: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. telling: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. telling: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. telling: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. telling: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. telling: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. telling: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. telling: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Telling, The Telling (film), The Telling: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. telling: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Telling: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. telling: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. telling: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Telling, telling (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. telling: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. telling: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. telling: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. telling: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. telling: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. telling: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. telling: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. telling: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. telling: Idioms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. telling: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (telling)

noun:  informing by words
noun:  an act of narration
noun:  disclosing information or giving evidence about another
adjective:  disclosing unintentionally ("A telling smile")
adjective:  producing a strong effect ("A telling gesture")
adjective:  powerfully persuasive ("A telling presentation")

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Phrases that include telling:   telling fortune, telling where to get off, there is no telling, truth telling, i don't mind telling you, more...

Words similar to telling:   apprisal, cogent, impressive, notification, notifying, recounting, relation, revealing, singing, tattle, tell, tellingly, telltale, weighty, effective, relating, more...

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