snitch
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snitch(
snihch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(informant)
a. el soplón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la soplona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nobody likes a snitch, so make sure you keep your mouth shut.A nadie le gustan los soplones, así que asegúrate de mantener el pico cerrado.
b. el chivato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la chivata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I am not a snitch, but I think there is something that you need to know.No soy un chivato, pero creo que hay algo que tienes que saber.
c. el sapo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la sapo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
You should be very careful with that snitch.Ten mucho cuidado con ese sapo.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(nose) (United Kingdom)
a. las napias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Unlike a monocle, a pince-nez rests on your snitch.A diferencia de un monóculo, los quevedos se sientan sobre tus napias.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to inform)
a. ir con el cuento
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
If you snitch on me to Mom, you'll have me to deal with.Como le vayas a mamá con el cuento de lo que hice, te las verás conmigo.
b. soplar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The boss found out that we'd arrived late because his secretary snitched on us.El jefe se enteró de que nosotros habíamos llegado tarde porque su secretaria se lo sopló.
c. delatar
Don't snitch on me, please!¡No me delates, por favor!
d. chivarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I could have gotten away with the crime if you hadn't snitched on me.Yo podría haber salido impune del delito si no te hubieras chivado de mí.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to steal)
a. birlar
My sister snitched a piece of pie while our mother wasn't looking.Mi hermana birló un trozo de tarta cuando nuestra madre no miraba.
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snitch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (informer)
a. el soplón(ona)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la soplón(ona)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el chivato(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la chivato(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
2. (nose) (United Kingdom)
a. la napias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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snitch [snɪtʃ]
intransitive verb
to snitch on sb chivarse or soplar a algn
transitive verb
(steal) birlar (informal)
noun
1 (nose) napias (very_informal) (f)
2 (informer) soplónonasoplona (informal) (m) (f);ona soplona
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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