telling

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
tell

Third-person singular
tells

Past tense
told

Past participle
told

Present participle
telling

  1. The present participle of tell.

Adjective[change]

Positive
telling

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is telling, it has a strong effect. {{synonyms|significant}
  2. If some kind of evidence is telling, it shows clearly the true nature of someone or something.

Related words[change]