split on

Definition of split on

British, informal

  1. :  to give information about the secret or criminal activity of (someone) to the police He would never split on his chums.

Word by Word Definitions

splitplay
  1. :  to divide lengthwise usually along a grain or seam or by layers

    :  to affect as if by cleaving or forcing apart

    :  to tear or rend apart :  burst

  1. :  divided, fractured

    :  prepared for use by splitting

    :  heterozygous

  1. :  a narrow break made by or as if by splitting

    :  an arrangement of bowling pins left standing with space for pins between them

    :  a piece split off or made thin by splitting


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