n.—Gloss: to reveal a secret or to draw unwanted attention to another person under the guise of doing it accidentally, doing it for the person’s own good, or being helpful. Mainly used in Black English and hip-hop culture. «The next day, she engaged in a tattling technique known as “dry snitchin.'” That’s when you tell on somebody while pretending that you’re trying to help them.» —“Cain & Mabel” by Solomon Jones Philadelphia Daily News (Pennsylvania) Nov. 10, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)
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