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snitch

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noun \ˈsnich\

Simple Definition of snitch

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snitch

  1. :  one who snitches :  tattletale

Examples of snitch in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of snitch

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1785


2

snitch

intransitive verb

Definition of snitch

snitcher

noun


1801

First Known Use of snitch

1801


3

snitch

transitive verb

Definition of snitch

  1. :  to take by stealth :  pilfer



Origin and Etymology of snitch

probably alteration of snatch


First Known Use: 1904


SNITCH Defined for Kids

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snitch

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verb \ˈsnich\

Definition of snitch for Students

snitched

snitching

  1. :  1steal 1




2

snitch

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verb

Definition of snitch for Students

snitched

snitching

  1. :  inform 2, tattle




3

snitch

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noun

Definition of snitch for Students

plural

snitches





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