Snitch and Spy


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Snitch noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: several men were sentenced to prison based on the now-questionable testimony of a jailhouse snitch

Spy and snitch are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Spy" instead a noun "Snitch".
Nearby Words: snitched, snitching
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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.
Snitch and spy are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Snitch" instead a noun "Spy".
Nearby Word: spying
Synonyms for Spy
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