snitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v snitch give away information about somebody "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
    • v snitch take by theft "Someone snitched my wallet!"
    • n snitch someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
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Usage

In literature:

It was a snitch got ME settled.
"The Cruise of the Jasper B." by Don Marquis
Alec didn't give the waiter a tip, so I guess the little bastard snitched.
"This Side of Paradise" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
They will snitch on you some day, and you will lose your job.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
Metzer stood in thick with a wider circle of crooks than any other snitch in New York.
"The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" by Frank L. Packard
Say, don't snitch to the tenants about this, will yer?
"Whirligigs" by O. Henry
They say the White Moll never snitched.
"The White Moll" by Frank L. Packard
Snitched it from under the mother's eye, too!
"The Place Beyond the Winds" by Harriet T. Comstock
Far be it from her to Snitch, but it was her Duty to put Adele wise to what every one was whispering Under Cover.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Luckily there will be no vitnesses to snitch upon us.
"Rookwood" by William Harrison Ainsworth
And I won't snitch on the rest to get a lighter sentence, either.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
But Eleanor had that letter all the time, 'cause I saw her sneak into Beverly's room and snitch it.
"A Dixie School Girl" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
We ought to have snitched them.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
I knew there was going to be a rumble, but I couldn't snitch.
"What Rough Beast?" by Jefferson Highe
Meanwhile we snitch their water jugs and empty the water on their little beds.
"Years of Plenty" by Ivor Brown
You better be pretty white to me, or I'll snitch!
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
And to think, Garth, you snitched him away from them, then let him croak!
"The Gray Mask" by Wadsworth Camp
The dirty snitch that got those fellows railroaded here for seven years.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
With any luck she'd had hit him and serve him right, the flat-tongued snitch.
"The Rider of Golden Bar" by William Patterson White
This gang, they'd snitch it in a second.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
I snitched it from a folder put out by the Hawaiian Promotion Society.
"A Yankee in the Far East" by George Hoyt Allen
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In news:

Little Snitch sees what happens under the hood.
Pro/Con: Snitches & Mandatory Minimums.
" Snitch " stars Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Barry Pepper, Harold Perrineau and Jon Bernthal in a Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment release.
I was preparing my new Apple MacBook Pro for travel to the notorious hacker conference, DEFCON, when I came across Little Snitch , a host-based firewall application from Objective Development Software.
Who was 'the snitch '.
On his verified account, former NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp said that former New Orleans tight end Jeremy Shockey was "the snitch ".
For years he depended on snitches to do the job for him so he could earn his salary as a police officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept.
For years he depemded on snitches to do the job for him so he could earn his salary as a police officer with the Las Vegas Metropo;otan Police Depsartment.
Snitch hits theatres on February 22, 2013.
"No snitching " is the corrosive code of the streets that urges residents to not cooperate with police.
The word " snitching " carries with it a load of negative images.
Shockey says he is no " snitch ".
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. Clinton Crowder, current Franklin County inmate and now jailhouse snitch .
'Tell the world I'm not the snitch '.
Defendants thought victim was a ' snitch ,' prosecutor says.
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