stoolie

noun

stool·​ie ˈstü-lē How to pronounce stoolie (audio)

Examples of stoolie in a Sentence

told the mule that if he ever turned stoolie, he'd end up spilling his guts in more ways than one
Recent Examples on the Web At one point my head was whipped back and forth like a mafia stoolie being slapped silly by his don. Washington Post, 24 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stoolie was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Stoolie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoolie. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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