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
Tell and snitch are semantically related. in inform topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Snitch".
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- This kind of snitch can vary wildly; sometimes the authorities refuse to listen, so they secretly tell someone else who will take action.
Source: The Stool Pigeon
- Sweetie Belle was the one who constantly said "Maybe we should tell Applejack," which makes her a snitch and she covered herself in the edible gold powder for demonstration purposes.
- Takagi, while loath to snitch on Nanamine, decides to tell Hattori after learning about how much Kosugi is suffering.
Source: Manga / Bakuman。
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