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"snitch" in British English

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snitchverb

uk   us   /snɪtʃ/
  • snitch verb (TELL SECRETLY)

[I] informal disapproving to ​secretlytell someone in ​authority that someone ​else has done something ​bad, often in ​order to ​causetrouble: She ​thought I'd snitched on her.UK He snitched to my ​boss that I'd been making ​long-distancecalls at ​work!
snitch
noun [C] uk   us   informal disapproving
You little snitch!
(Definition of snitch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snitch" in American English

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snitchverb

 us   /snɪtʃ/ infml
  • snitch verb (TELL SECRETLY)

[I] to ​secretlytell someone in ​authority that someone ​else has done something ​bad, often in ​order to ​causetrouble: If you ​keep snitching on ​yourfriends, you won’t have many ​left.
  • snitch verb (STEAL)

[T] to ​steal, or to take without ​permission: I snitched a ​pencil from ​yourdesk – ​hope you don’t ​mind.

snitchnoun [C]

 us   /snɪtʃ/
infml a ​person who ​secretlytells someone in ​authority that someone ​else has done something ​bad: Don’t be a snitch.
(Definition of snitch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snitch”
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷偷告诉, 告发,告密,揭发…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷偷告訴, 告發,告密,揭發, 舉發…
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