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People who tell secrets - thesaurus

Synonyms

informant

noun

someone who secretly gives information about someone to the police or someone in authority

informer

noun

someone who secretly gives information about someone to the police or someone in authority

mole

noun

informal someone who joins or works for an organization in order to give secret information about it to other people, especially to its enemies

sneak

noun

Britishinformalshowing disapproval a person who tells someone in authority about something wrong that you have done. This word shows that you dislike people who do this.

telltale

noun

Britishinformalshowing disapproval a child who tells an adult about something bad that another child has done

supergrass

noun

Britishinformal a criminal who gives information about a lot of other criminals to the police

nark

noun

informal someone who secretly informs the police about a criminal’s activities

snout

noun

Britishinformal someone who gives information about criminals to the police

grass

noun

Britishinformal a person, usually a criminal, who tells the police what other criminals have done

bigmouth

noun

someone who talks a lot and is unable to keep anything secret

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blabbermouth

noun

informal someone who tells people about things that should be kept secret

dog

noun

Australianinformal someone who gives information about people to the police or to another authority

giant killer

noun

Britishmainly journalism someone who damages the reputation of a powerful person or business that has behaved dishonestly

impimpi

noun

South Africanshowing disapproval someone who secretly gives information about another person to the police or other authorities; an informer

snitch

noun

informalshowing disapproval a person who tells someone in authority about something wrong you have done. This word shows that you dislike people who do this.

tattle-tale

noun

Americaninformal a telltale

whistle-blower

noun

someone who reports dishonest or illegal activities within an organization to someone in authority

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