from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An informer; a tell-tale; one who turns queen's (or king's) evidence.
- n. A handcuff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
- n. a thief who steals without using violence
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But if my kid was a gang member, then all this would end with a couple of conversations held with the snitcher or a simple call to the prosecutor...
News of this latest attempt to restore Sunday school standards in the White House reached the outside world via a memo snuck out to a Washington Post reporter by a heroic whistle blower and/or leaker-snitcher, depending on your ethical standards.
When you've hosted an almost day-long telethon every year since 1966 like Sinatra-snitcher Jerry Lewis has, chances are you're going to run out of material at some point.
Personally I think he was a snitcher when he was locked up.
Winwood, the poet-forger, the snitcher, the coward, and the stool, was returned for a fresh forgery.
It reached me, at last, that Cecil Winwood, the poet-forger, the snitcher, the coward, and the stool, was returned for a fresh forgery.
As in any slang there are (or were) numerous words meaning ` excellent ': snitcher, rube (short for rubydazzler), or corker.