- The definition of a snitch is slang for a tattletale.
An example of a snitch is a child who always tells when her friends do something wrong.
- Snitch is slang and is defined as to steal or tattle.
An example of snitch is for a child to tell on his sibling for stealing the cookies.
Origin: from 18th-c. thieves' slang: origin, originally sense “a nose”
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Slangverb snitched, snitch·ing, snitch·es verb, transitive
- A thief.
- An informer.
Origin: Origin unknown.
- snitchˈer noun