Examples of informer in a Sentence
the informer who told the police about that conspiracy has angered a lot of dangerous people
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For ProPublica, Ginger Thompson interviews to victims’ families, the informers, and DEA agents in an important, difficult to read investigation.
The jail special handling deputies cultivated and utilized a group of informers.
Hamas violently interrogated dozens of people and claimed this netted dozens of informers.
There were time constraints, guards and informers shadowed us, and official briefings mostly repeated familiar talking points.
Over the past decade, Hamas has also executed 28 people, most of them alleged informers, after trials widely condemned as a sham.
Defenders of the intelligence community argued that some of the information at issue could center on US informers and intelligence assets in places like Cuba and Mexico who could still be alive and at risk of reprisals.
The group relies on a vast network of informers: watchmen, storekeepers, villagers, tollbooth operators.
Rohingya informers, who may have leaked details of the Aug. 25 strikes to the Myanmar military, have been executed, according to rights groups.
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First Known Use of informer
Synonymsbetrayer, canary [slang], deep throat, fink, informant, nark [British], rat, rat fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoolie, stool pigeon, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, telltale, whistle-blower
Related Wordscollaborator; blabber, blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, leaker; snoop, snooper, spy; notifier
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