One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the police had a good network of informers’
betrayer, traitor, Judas, collaborator, double-crosser, fifth columnist, double agent, spy, infiltrator, plant, turncoat
North American tattletale
informal rat, squealer, stool pigeon, stoolie, telltale, tale teller, whistle-blower, snake in the grass, canary, snitch, peacher
British informal grass, supergrass, nark, snout, nose
Scottish informal clype
Northern Irish Scottish informal tout
North American informal fink
NZ Australian informal fizgig, pimp, shelf
archaic intelligencer, beagle
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