Informer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈfɔːrmər|  American pronunciation of the word informer
Brit.  |ɪnˈfɔːmə|  British pronunciation of the word informer


- one who reveals confidential information in return for money (syn: betrayer, blabber, rat, squealer)


...the informer who told the police about that conspiracy has angered a lot of dangerous people...

An informer supplied the police with the names of those involved in the crime.

The mafia liquidated the informer

Word forms

singular: informer
plural: informers
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