Snitch and Tattle


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Snitch verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Usage example: the prison gang had its own ways of dealing with those inmates who snitched

Tattle is a synonym for snitch in inform topic. In some cases you can use "Tattle" instead the word "Snitch" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like speech, knowledge.
Nearby Words: snitched, snitching
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Tattle verb – To relate sometimes questionable or secret information of a personal nature.
Usage example: those neighborhood busybodies, constantly tattling and whispering over their backyard fences

Snitch is a synonym for tattle in speech topic. You can use "Snitch" instead the word "Tattle" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as knowledge, inform, gossip.
Nearby Words: tattler, tattling, tattled
Synonyms for Tattle

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  • Or a pre-existing word, such as "squib" (a small explosive) or "snitch" (a tattle-tale), will be used in so unrelated a manner that it feels like a made-up word.
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