Example sentences for: informer

How can you use “informer” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The French adopted the habit as an intensifier of musculine nouns, proper and improper, and this too became mostly pejorative, as in mouchard sneak or informer (from mouche fly), and froussard coward (from frousse fright), and bastard , a trenchant abbreviation of fils de bast pack-saddle child.

  • Nixon never entertains the possibility that Felt would do precisely what Limpert and Mann (and, subsequently, Nixon himself) believed Felt to have done: be an informer, but a secret informer, exacting the promise not of lifetime employment but of lifetime confidentiality that he was indeed Woodward's source.

  • ' In the underworld, apparently, it came to be applied, contemptuously, to a whole range of people, mostly young: apprentice hobo, inexpert hoodlum, punk, nance, sneak, informer, and so on.

  • Titles that reveal (without giving away) the are of the plot are typified, quite randomly, by: Witness for the Prosecution, Don't Look Now, Beware of Pity, Deliverance, Portnoy's Complaint, Crime \?\ Punishment, The Informer, A Doll's House, Hunger, Pygmalion, The Ransom of Red Chief, Before the Fact ,— once started, the list is endless.

  • Timothy Leary was an FBI informer.

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