stoolpigeon


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Noun1.stoolpigeon - 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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Joseph Litvak, The Un-Americans: jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009), 182-83.
The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist and Stoolpigeon Culture, by Joseph Litvak.
Great Barr-born Bob, is joined by double-bassist John Charnock, to perform as Stoolpigeon.