American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To steal (something, usually something of little value); pilfer. See Synonyms at steal.
- v. To turn informer: He snitched on his comrades.
- n. A thief.
- n. An informer.
- v. transitive To steal, quickly and quietly.
- v. transitive To inform on.
- v. slang, transitive To contact or cooperate with the police for any reason.
- n. A thief.
- n. An informer, usually one who betrays his group.
- n. this sense) (UK) A nose.
- n. someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
- v. take by theft
- v. give away information about somebody
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In these cases, these individuals were stigmatized with the label "snitch" or "stool pigeon.”
“And, you know, the term snitch used to refer to one criminal who ratted out another criminal in order to get a lesser sentence.”
“I spoke to multimillionaire rap star Cam'ron about why he uses the term snitch and encourages people not to talk to police, says he himself would never talk to police.”
“The same con game is used by people of questionable ethics who invented the term "snitch" to demonize and prevent whistleblowers "ratting them out.”
“And he was so scared, he did not go to school yesterday because he sensed that, for being what they call a snitch, something bad would happen to him.”
“The word 'snitch' puts witnesses in a category where they have done something wrong, this is not the case.”
“I think the reason kids are told not to snitch is because they will be retaliated against.”
“The reason why people are scared to snitch is because they fear their lives.”
“RAFOLS: Police say this is where a 38-year-old woman was kidnapped, beaten, and branded with a hot iron, the word snitch scorched into her cheek, then blindfolded, driven, and dropped in this nearby neighborhood.”
“Apparently, they bought a branding iron with the word snitch on it.”
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