having force or effect; effective; striking:
a telling blow.
revealing; indicative of much otherwise unnoticed:
a telling analysis of motivation in business.
having a marked effect or impact: a telling blow
revealing: a telling smile
- Tell it to the hand
interjection See talk to the hand talk the talk and walk the walk
- Tell me
Also, tell me about it. I know, I agree with you, as in Since the layoffs I have been overloaded with work—Tell me! or We had a hard time finding the place.—Tell me about it! It took me all morning. Identical to a literal request to be told about something, this expression must be distinguished […]
- Tell me about it
tell it to Sweeney
noun 1. a village in SE Iraq, between the lower Tigris and Euphrates: site of the ancient Sumerian city of Lagash.