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snitch

1. noun One who informs against someone to a figure of authority. The boss made it very clear that any snitches we find get cement shoes and a trip to the bottom of the river. I don't care what kind of deal you're offering me—I ain't no snitch!
2. verb To inform against a criminal or wrongdoer to a figure of authority. I'm afraid the mafia will make a hit on me since I snitched to the police about their money-laundering operation. Why would you snitch on me to the teacher like that?

snitch on (one)

To inform against a criminal or wrongdoer to a figure of authority. I'm afraid the mafia will make a hit on me since I snitched on them to the police about their money-laundering operation. Why would you snitch on me to the teacher like that?
See also: on, snitch

snitch on someone

to tattle on someone. You wouldn't snitch on me, would you? Timmy snitched on his older brother.
See also: on, snitch

snitch on

v.
To disclose incriminating information about someone: She snitched on the coworker who had been stealing petty cash. He snitched on his little brother for breaking the vase.
See also: on, snitch

snitch

(snɪtʃ)
1. n. an informer. Who needs a snitch? If he can’t keep his mouth shut, he can beat it.
2. in. to inform (on someone). (Often with on.) The cops were waiting for us. Who snitched?
3. tv. to steal something. Why don’t you snitch the salt from one of the other tables?
4. n. a theft. (Underworld.) The snitch went off without a hitch.
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She does not, however, recommend abandoning snitching because she recognizes that certain categories of grave offenders--particularly white-collar offenders and gang-connected criminals--would escape unpunished without this investigative tool (pp.
SNITCHING BASICS: THE RISKS TO TRUTH AND THE CONSTITUTION IN INDIVIDUAL CASES
The dominance of snitching has been actively encouraged by the law.
Not only does this enable informants to lie; it also allows them to use snitching as a tool to wreak revenge on enemies or eliminate competitors from criminal markets (p.
Above all, they discovered a direct correlation between snitching and initiative: To truly be a snitch, one had to act in one's own self-interest, knowingly and proactively.
In his interview, Cam'ron was saying more or less the same thing: Snitching was wrong, and even if he himself had much to gain in having his homicidal neighbor arrested, he would rather continue and adhere to the universal code.
Snitching helps the Government keep us more frightened of each other than of them.
The Electronic Snitching Device can track missing or stolen computers within five feet of its location globally.
The site first hit the headlines in January when Stop Snitching flyers were left near a murder scene in London where a 17 year-old, Sylvester Akapalara, had been shot dead.
The foregoing statements regarding the functionality of the Electronic Snitching Device (E-Snitch) are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
How are you gonna give my letters to the Boyden (police) and be snitching on me?
confirms the development of the Electronic Snitching Device -- E-Snitch (formerly C-4 Chip), and unveils the capabilities of the World's first-ever E-Snitch device to investors, reporters, computer manufacturer companies, and other interested individuals via webcast Presentation and conference.
Version 1 -- Electronic Snitching Device (E-Snitch):
The Company will be releasing several versions of the Electronic Snitching Device (E-Snitch) throughout the next year.
Dimensions of Electronic Snitching Device (E-Snitch):