telling
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtɛlɪŋ/

Verb
  1. present participle of tell#English|tell

Adjective

telling

  1. Having force, or having a marked effect; weighty, effective.
    a telling blow
  2. Revealing information; bearing significance.
    a telling smile
  3. Serving to convince.
    telling evidence

Noun

telling (plural tellings)

  1. The act of narration.
  2. The disclosure of information.
  3. (archaic) Counting, numbering.
  4. (usually in the negative) Ability to determine.
Synonyms


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.033
Offline English dictionary