Stool pigeon and Turncoat

Stool pigeon

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Stool pigeon noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Turncoat and stool pigeon are semantically related in informer to police topic. In some cases you can use "Turncoat" instead a noun phrase "Stool pigeon".
Synonyms for Stool pigeon


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Turncoat noun – One who betrays a trust or an allegiance.
Usage example: the plot of the story revolved around the gangster's relentless determination to learn the identity of the turncoat

Stool pigeon and turncoat are semantically related in traitor topic. You can use "Stool pigeon" instead a noun "Turncoat".
Synonyms for Turncoat
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