Informant and Rat

Informant

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Informant noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: the FBI is working closely with informants to find out about the subversive group

Rat is a synonym for informant in knowledge topic. In some cases you can use "Rat" instead a noun "Informant", when it comes to topics like informer.
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
Synonyms for Informant

Rat

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Rat noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: the drug mule refused to turn rat without a guarantee of immunity

Informant is a synonym for rat in knowledge topic. You can use "Informant" instead a noun "Rat", if it concerns topics such as informer.
Synonyms for Rat

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  • Later, a real informant rats Whitey out for smuggling guns to the IRA, and Whitey kills him with the contempt usually associated with a rat.
    Source: The Informant
  • Film / The Core The character of Rat wasn't an informant, he was simply a really really good hacker.
  • The Scapegoat In "The Seven-Beer Snitch," Fat Tony's Mafia, while they are in prison, deduce that one of their fellow inmates was The Informant, to which Johnny Tightlips points to Frankie the Squealer as the rat.
    Source: The Scapegoat
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