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snitch

verb uk   /snɪtʃ/ us  

snitch verb (TELL SECRETLY)

[I] informal disapproving to secretly tell someone in authority that someone else has done something bad, often in order to cause trouble: He snitched to my boss that I'd been making long-distance calls at work! She's always snitching on someone.

snitch verb (STEAL)

[T] informal to steal something: "Where did you get that money?" "I snitched it from my dad when he wasn't looking."
snitch
noun [C] uk   informal disapproving us  
You little snitch!
Translations of “snitch”
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷偷告訴, 告發,告密,揭發, 舉發…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷偷告诉, 告发,告密,揭发…
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