Stool pigeon and Undercover

Stool pigeon

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Stool pigeon noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Undercover and stool pigeon are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Undercover" instead a noun phrase "Stool pigeon".
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Undercover noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Usage example: within the city was a well-organized fifth column, and these undercovers would make themselves known as soon as the invading forces breached the city limits

Stool pigeon and undercover are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Stool pigeon" instead a noun "Undercover".
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  • Josh Stone from Recess was closer to this trope than The Stool Pigeon, as not only was he undercover for the Superintendent Skinner, he was also not even a kid.
    Source: The Informant
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