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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police.

Usage examples (9)
  • Re: stoolpigeon — you forgot to mention you have to sprinkle the iron ferrite crystals all over the platters first.
  • Reporting objectionable contents or activities has nothing to do with being a "tattletale" or "stoolpigeon", contrary to what is sometimes discussed in forums.
  • For then it is possible that some day the honest idealist, who puts a scoundrelly armaments stoolpigeon out of the way, for his people, is called to account by capital...
  • "See here, Grand, you've called in the wrong stoolpigeon this time. for more
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