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English noun: snitch

1. snitch (person) someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police


Synonymscanary, fink, sneak, sneaker, snitcher, stool pigeon, stoolie, stoolpigeon


Broader (hypernym)betrayer, blabber, informer, rat, squealer


English verb: snitch

1. snitch (possession) take by theft


SamplesSomeone snitched my wallet!.


Synonymscop, glom, hook, knock off, thieve


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)steal

2. snitch (communication) give away information about somebody


SamplesHe told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam.


Synonymsbetray, denounce, give away, grass, rat, shit, shop, stag, tell on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)sell out









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