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1snitch

noun \ˈsnich\

: a person who tells someone in authority (such as the police or a teacher) about something wrong that someone has done : someone who snitches

Full Definition of SNITCH

:  one who snitches :  tattletale

Examples of SNITCH

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

Origin of SNITCH

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1785

2snitch

intransitive verb

Definition of SNITCH

:  inform, tattle
snitch·er noun

First Known Use of SNITCH

1801

3snitch

transitive verb

Definition of SNITCH

:  to take by stealth :  pilfer

Origin of SNITCH

probably alteration of snatch
First Known Use: 1904
SNITCHER Defined for Kids

1snitch

verb \ˈsnich\
snitchedsnitch·ing

Definition of SNITCH for Kids

:  1steal 1

2snitch

verb
snitchedsnitching

Definition of SNITCH for Kids

:  inform 2, tattle

3snitch

noun
plural snitch·es

Definition of SNITCH for Kids

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