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snitch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snitch

  1. to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities <the prison gang had its own ways of dealing with those inmates who snitched> Synonyms fink, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, tell (on)Related Words betray, give away, turn in; backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time; blab, tattle; tip (off)




snitch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snitch

  1. to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep <snitched some paper from the office supply room for use with her printer at home> Synonyms appropriate, boost [slang], filch, heist, hook, lift, misappropriate, nick [British slang], nip, pilfer, pinch, pocket, purloin, rip off, snitch, swipe, thieveRelated Words burglarize, knock over, rob; loot, pillage, plunder, sack; carjack, hijack (also highjack); pick, rifle; poach, rustle, shoplift; collar, grab, grasp, nail, seize, snatch, take; mooch, sponge; abduct, kidnap, shanghai, spiritNear Antonyms buy, purchase; bestow, contribute, donate, give, hand over, present




snitch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snitch

  1. a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing <several men were sentenced to prison based on the now-questionable testimony of a jailhouse snitch> Synonyms betrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, informer, 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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