Informer and Spy

Informer

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Informer noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: the informer who told the police about that conspiracy has angered a lot of dangerous people

Spy is a synonym for informer in betrayer topic. In some cases you can use "Spy" instead a noun "Informer", when it comes to topics like stool pigeon.
Nearby Words: inform, information, informed, informant, informing
Synonyms for Informer

Spy

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Spy noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Usage example: the government spy risked his life every day in the fight against global terrorism

Informer is a synonym for spy in stool pigeon topic. You can use "Informer" instead a noun "Spy".
Nearby Word: spying
Synonyms for Spy

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Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / The Rifter Dirty Coward: Fikiri — Mama's Boy, spy and informer, liar, traitor; attacks children out of the Grey Space but runs away from hand-to-hand fights.
  • The Rifter: Fikiri — Mama's Boy, spy and informer, liar, traitor; attacks children out of the Grey Space (where he moves invisibly) but runs away from hand-to-hand fights.
    Source: Dirty Coward
  • The protagonist is too low of rank to go to the Fancy Dinners that would be expected of a Martini type spy, however his life as a street informer is rather romanticized.
    Source: Spy Fiction
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Spy and Informer. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 15, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/informer/spy
Informer & Spy. N.p., 2016. Web. 15 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/informer/spy>.
Spy or Informer. 2016. Accessed January 15, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/informer/spy.

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