supergrass


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supergrass

(ˈsuːpəˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Law) an informer whose information implicates a large number of people in terrorist activities or other major crimes
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Noun1.supergrass - a police informer who implicates many people
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
betrayer, blabber, informer, squealer, rat - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
Translations

supergrass

[ˈsuːpəgrɑːs] N (Brit) → soplón/ona m/f

supergrass

[ˈsuːpəˌgrɑːs] npentito/a
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BRITPOP legends Supergrass are reuniting for a 25th anniversary tour next year.
THERE would surely need to be a raft of prosecutions on the back of supergrass Gary Heggarty's evidence if he walks free from court after admitting 200 offences, five of them murders.
GAZ Coombes (pictured), best known as the guitarist and lead singer of alternative rock band Supergrass, is heading to Warwickshire.
POLICE have paid out PS67,000 compensation to the family of a Merseyside man jailed on the evidence of a corrupt supergrass, the Sunday ECHO can reveal.
review Gaz Coombes at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff ' With a voice and set-of sideburns synonymous with raucous rock 'n' Britpop band Supergrass, Gaz Coombes' solo show is not so much a departure from the quality of having the full nineties package, but a luxury extension of their brilliant musical talent.
Greeted by a roar, Gaz is back in the town that witnessed a legendary Supergrass festival headline spot in 2009.
And while Supergrass' effervescent 1995 single Alright perfectly captured in three short, spiky minutes the zeitgeist of Britpop with its "We are young" lyric, the track was actually written in a freezing cottage as a meditation on clumsy teenage awakenings.
AS THE frontman of Supergrass, Gaz Coombes always cut an iconic figure.
The one-time loyalist terror boss was ordered back to Northern Ireland from a secret bolthole in Britain to be ready for Tuesday's supergrass trial in 25 years.
A HUDDERSFIELD criminal executed the wrong man in a botched gangland killing - and then turned supergrass.
Summary: Rock band Supergrass are to split after 17 years following a series of summer shows.