Translation of telltale in Spanish:


revelador, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛlˌteɪl/ /ˈtɛlteɪl/

See Spanish definition of revelador


  • 1

    (sign/sound/smell) revelador
    • 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.
    • Then he notes the telltale faint imprints of claws.
    • That telltale pressure is one of the hallmarks of acute sinusitis.
    • Again, the telltale shimmer this produced went unnoticed.
    • Soon after uttering the last word, the telltale, music-ruining shatter of glass could be heard.
    • Under their ponchos he spied telltale bulges that he took to be weapons.
    • After a few dives, the inlet filter on my serviced regulator bore the telltale brown dust of internal tank corrosion.
    • The telltale signs will always peer through at the experts who will be examining the handwriting.
    • It uses a diagram of a baby to show where the telltale signs of meningitis materialise.
    • His feet are swollen and his skin cracked, both telltale signs of malnutrition.
    • The telltale signs are underweight children, poor academic performance, and health problems.
    • While large cash transfers can occasionally tip off authorities to drug activity, terrorists leave few telltale financial signs.
    • There were, though, telltale signs of things to come.
    • Bark stripping is normally the telltale sign of this little rodent.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • For example, an experienced ticket checker would have unconsciously learnt to look for telltale signs to correctly identify a ticketless traveller.
    • There are always telltale signs and whether people want to open up their eyes to those signs is up to them.
    • Indeed, there are some clear telltale signs, that suggest that this is not necessarily a one time occurrence.


  • 1 informal

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

    (on sail)
    catavientos masculine