Snitch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |snɪtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word snitch
Brit.  |snɪtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word snitch

noun

- someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police (syn: canary, fink, sneak, sneaker, snitcher, stoolie, stoolpigeon)

verb

- take by theft(syn: cop, glom, hook, thieve)
- give away information about somebody (syn: betray, denounce, grass, rat, shit, shop, stag)

Examples

...several men were sentenced to prison based on the now-questionable testimony of a jailhouse snitch...

The children considered it a crime to snitch on one of their own group to the teacher.

Somebody snitched on me.

He didn't want to be a snitch, and besides, Kevin was his friend.

Someone snitched my wallet!

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: snitch
he/she/it: snitches
present participle: snitching
past tense: snitched
past participle: snitched
noun
singular: snitch
plural: snitches
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