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


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