Word Of The Week: Snitch
an informer.“they thought he was a plant or a snitch”
Definition of snitch for English Language Learners
: a person who tells someone in authority (such as the police or a teacher) about something wrong that someone has done :someone who snitches.
Examples of snitch in a Sentence
several men were sentenced to prison based on the now-questionable testimony of a jailhouse snitch
First Known Use of snitch
Source: Word of the week: Jurisprudence.
THE WHISTLE-BLOWER AND/VERSUS THE SNITCH
CUI BONO: WHO BENEFITS AND WHO LOSES AND HOW?
Whistle-blowers typically have far more to lose than to gain; whereas snitches typically have far more to gain than to lose