Definitions

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  • n. An accuser; an informer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An accuser; an informer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A secret or interested accuser; an evil-disposed informer; a spy. Also spelled delater.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

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  • Their patois's exotic and rich.
    To know it makes poor Ernest itch.
    He needs a delator -
    A linguistic traitor -
    To serve as a lexical snitch.

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    December 5, 2014