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in·form·er

 (ĭn-fôr′mər)
n.
An informant, especially one who informs against others for compensation.

informer

(ɪnˈfɔːmə)
n
1. a person who informs against someone, esp a criminal
2. a person who provides information: he was the President's financial informer.

in•form•er

(ɪnˈfɔr mər)

n.
1. a person who informs against another, esp. for money or other reward.
2. a person who communicates information or news; informant.
[1500–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.informer - one who reveals confidential information in return for moneyinformer - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
canary, fink, snitch, stool pigeon, stoolie, stoolpigeon, sneaker, snitcher, sneak - someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
informant, source - a person who supplies information
copper's nark, nark - an informer or spy working for the police
supergrass, grass - a police informer who implicates many people

informer

noun betrayer, grass (Brit. slang), sneak, squealer (slang), Judas, accuser, stool pigeon, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang) two men suspected of being police informers

informer

noun
One who gives incriminating information about others:
Informal: rat, tipster.
Translations
مُخْبِر، مُبْلِغ، واشٍ
-kaudavač
angiver
feljelentõ
uppljóstrari
informētājsziņotājs
udavač
ihbarcımuhbir

informer

[ɪnˈfɔːməʳ] Ninformante mf (pej) → delator(a) m/f, soplón/ona m/f
police informerinformante mf de la policía
to turn informerconvertirse en delator

informer

[ɪnˈfɔːrr] n
(gen)dénonciateur/trice m/f
(also police informer) → indicateur/trice m/f

informer

nInformant(in) m(f), → Denunziant(in) m(f) (pej); police informerPolizeispitzel m; to turn informerseine Mittäter verraten

informer

[ɪnˈfɔːməʳ] ninformatore/trice
to turn informer (Police) → diventare un informatore/trice

inform

(inˈfoːm) verb
1. to tell; to give knowledge to. Please inform me of your intentions in this matter; I was informed that you were absent from the office.
2. (with against or on) to tell facts to eg the police about (a criminal etc). He informed against his fellow thieves.
inˈformant noun
someone who tells or informs. He passed on the news to us, but would not say who his informant had been.
ˌinforˈmation noun
facts told or knowledge gained or given. Can you give me any information about this writer?; the latest information on the progress of the war; He is full of interesting bits of information.
inˈformative (-mətiv) adjective
giving useful information. an informative book.
inˈformer noun
a person who informs against a criminal etc.
ˌinformation ˌsuperˈhighway noun
a fast computer channel through which information, pictures etc are sent from one computer to another.
inforˈmation techˌnology noun
the study and use of electronic systems and computers for storing, analysing and utilizing information.
information does not have a plural: some information ; any information .
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