delator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

delator (plural delators)

  1. An accuser; an informer.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

delator (plural delatores)

  1. informer

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

delator m (plural delatores, feminine delatora, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. informant; whistle-blower

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēlātōrem, accusative singular of dēlātor (informer, denouncer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

delator m (plural delatores, feminine delatora)

  1. informer
  2. betrayer, accuser

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Adjective[edit]

delator m (feminine delatora, masculine plural delatores, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. telltale

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