Meaning of hear tell that in English:

hear tell that

(also hear say that)

phrase

  • Be told that.

    ‘I heard tell that he went out west’
    • ‘I've heard say that she nursed Sam at home’
    hear about, hear of, learn of, find out about, become aware of, be made aware of, be told about, be informed of, hear tell of, have brought to one's notice