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snitchverb

uk   /snɪtʃ/ us   /snɪtʃ/
  • 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: She thought I'd snitched on her.UK He snitched to my boss that I'd been making long-distance calls 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)

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snitchverb

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

[I] to secretly tell someone in authority that someone else has done something bad, often in order to cause trouble: If you keep snitching on your friends, you won’t have many left.
  • snitch verb (STEAL)

[T] to steal, or to take without permission: I snitched a pencil from your deskhope you don’t mind.

snitchnoun [C]

us   /snɪtʃ/
infml a person who secretly tells 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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