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People who tell secrets - synonyms or related words

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

British

informal

showing 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

British

informal

showing disapproval

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

supergrass

noun

British

informal

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

British

informal

someone who gives information about criminals to the police

grass

noun

British

informal

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

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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