стукач

Russian slang

noun

How to read (transcription):

[stu-KACH]

Translation / meaning:

informer, squealer, stool pigeon

Comments

Comes from the verb "стучать" (to knock).

Examples:

  • Он старательно завоёвывал репутацию хулигана и не хотел прослыть стукачом.
    He diligently gained a reputation as a bully and did not want to be known as an informer.
  • Роль стукача, наушничающего на своих товарищей, всегда была ему глубоко омерзительна.
    The role of an informer telling tales about his comrades has always been deeply disgusting to him.
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