informer

I
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. squealer, tattletale, whistle-blower, snitch*, ratfink*, stool pigeon*, stoolie*, fink*, canary*.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
informant, tattletale, *rat, *fink, snitch, *stool pigeon, *squealer, *weasel, whistle-blower, betrayer.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun One who gives incriminating information about others: informant, tattler, tattletale. Informal: rat, tipster. Slang: fink, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stoohe, stool pigeon. See KNOWLEDGE, LAW.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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