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informant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of informant

  1. a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing <the FBI is working closely with informants to find out about the subversive group> Synonyms betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informer, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, telltale, whistle-blowerRelated Words collaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier





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