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snitch

 (snĭch) Slang
v. snitched, snitch·ing, snitch·es
v.intr.
To act as an informer: He snitched on his comrades.
v.tr.
To steal (something, usually something of little value); pilfer: snitched a cookie from the counter.
n.
1. An informer.
2. A thief.

[Origin unknown.]

snitch′er n.

snitch

(snɪtʃ)
vb
1. (tr) to steal; take, esp in an underhand way
2. (intr) to act as an informer
n
3. an informer; telltale
4. (Anatomy) the nose
[C17: of unknown origin]
ˈsnitcher n

snitch1

(snɪtʃ)

v.t.
Informal. to snatch or steal; pilfer.
[1900–05, Amer.; perhaps alter. of snatch]

snitch2

(snɪtʃ)

v.i. Informal.
1. to turn informer; tattle.
n.
2. an informer.
[1775–85; orig. uncertain]

snitch


Past participle: snitched
Gerund: snitching

Imperative
snitch
snitch
Present
I snitch
you snitch
he/she/it snitches
we snitch
you snitch
they snitch
Preterite
I snitched
you snitched
he/she/it snitched
we snitched
you snitched
they snitched
Present Continuous
I am snitching
you are snitching
he/she/it is snitching
we are snitching
you are snitching
they are snitching
Present Perfect
I have snitched
you have snitched
he/she/it has snitched
we have snitched
you have snitched
they have snitched
Past Continuous
I was snitching
you were snitching
he/she/it was snitching
we were snitching
you were snitching
they were snitching
Past Perfect
I had snitched
you had snitched
he/she/it had snitched
we had snitched
you had snitched
they had snitched
Future
I will snitch
you will snitch
he/she/it will snitch
we will snitch
you will snitch
they will snitch
Future Perfect
I will have snitched
you will have snitched
he/she/it will have snitched
we will have snitched
you will have snitched
they will have snitched
Future Continuous
I will be snitching
you will be snitching
he/she/it will be snitching
we will be snitching
you will be snitching
they will be snitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snitching
you have been snitching
he/she/it has been snitching
we have been snitching
you have been snitching
they have been snitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snitching
you will have been snitching
he/she/it will have been snitching
we will have been snitching
you will have been snitching
they will have been snitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snitching
you had been snitching
he/she/it had been snitching
we had been snitching
you had been snitching
they had been snitching
Conditional
I would snitch
you would snitch
he/she/it would snitch
we would snitch
you would snitch
they would snitch
Past Conditional
I would have snitched
you would have snitched
he/she/it would have snitched
we would have snitched
you would have snitched
they would have snitched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snitch - someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
betrayer, blabber, informer, squealer, rat - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
Verb1.snitch - take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
2.snitch - give away information about somebodysnitch - give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
sell out - give information that compromises others

snitch

verb
1. Slang. To take (another's property) without permission:
Informal: lift, swipe.
Slang: cop, heist, hook, nip, pinch, rip off.
2. Slang. To give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities:
inform, talk, tattle, tip (off).
Informal: fink.
Slang: rat, sing, squeal, stool.
noun
Slang. One who gives incriminating information about others:
Informal: rat, tipster.
Translations
ilmiantajakähveltääkannellakieliäpihistää
skvallrasnotjalla

snitch

[snɪtʃ]
A. VI to snitch on sbchivarse or soplar a algn
B. VT (= steal) → birlar
C. N
1. (= nose) → napias fpl
2. (= informer) → soplón/ona m/f

snitch

[ˈsnɪtʃ]
vi (= tell) → cafter
to snitch on sb → cafter qn
n (= telltale) → cafteur/euse m/f

snitch

(inf)
vtklauen (inf)
vi to snitch on somebodyüber jdn plaudern (inf)or klatschen

snitch

[snɪtʃ] (fam)
1. vi (inform) to snitch on sbfare la spia a qn
2. vt (steal) → sgraffignare
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