Origin of snitchfrom 18th-c. thieves' slang: origin, originally sense “a nose”
Evan snitched on his big sister to their mother.
- 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.
verbsnitched, snitch·ing, snitch·es
- An informer.
- A thief.
Origin of snitchOrigin unknown
(third-person singular simple present snitches, present participle snitching, simple past and past participle snitched)
- To steal, quickly and quietly.
- To inform on.
- (slang) To contact or cooperate with the police for any reason.
- A thief.
- An informer, usually one who betrays his group.
- (UK) A nose.
- From the grind of moving staircases to the rapidly fluttering wings of the elusive "Golden Snitch" the sound effects in the film lock the viewer into Harry's world.
- Players assumed the role of broom-riding witches and wizards to chase the Golden Snitch, beat Bludgers and toss Quaffles to win the game.
- The sun was shining on Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz's Saturday, May 17 wedding but the guests (says a snitch) were dressed in less than bright and cheery spring wedding colors.
- But you didn't snitch him out.