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

[Origin unknown.]

snitch′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snitcher - a thief who steals without using violencesnitcher - a thief who steals without using violence
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
wharf rat - someone who lives near wharves and lives by pilfering from ships or warehouses
2.snitcher - someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
betrayer, blabber, informer, squealer, rat - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
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Slang. One who gives incriminating information about others:
Informal: rat, tipster.
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