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English noun: stool pigeon

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


Synonymscanary, fink, sneak, sneaker, snitch, snitcher, stoolie, stoolpigeon


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

2. stool pigeon (artifact) a dummy pigeon used to decoy others


Broader (hypernym)bait, decoy, lure









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