Snitch and Tell


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".

Nearby Words: snitched, snitching


Tell verb - To give an oral or written account of in some detail.

Snitch and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Snitch" instead a verb "Tell".

Nearby Words: telling, teller

Both words in one sentence

  • The Stool Pigeon This kind of snitch can vary wildly; sometimes the authorities refuse to listen, so they secretly tell someone else who will take action.
  • Recap / My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic S3 E4 "One Bad Apple" 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.
  • Manga / Bakuman。 Takagi, while loath to snitch on Nanamine, decides to tell Hattori after learning about how much Kosugi is suffering.
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