Definition of informant:
source, stool pigeon, informer, snitch, author, adviser, rat, reference, attestator, root, stoolie, local resident, tipster, generator, informer, native, seed, spectator, tattletale, rootage, tattler, reservoir, witnesser, knowledge, native speaker, watcher, law, viewer, looker, attestor, subject, tipster, qualified person, witness, attestant, beginning, squealer, germ, origin, fink, interviewee, snitcher.
- "Princess Maritza", Percy Brebner.
- "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
The magistrate was invited to visit the place, with his inspectors, about ten o'clock at night, when he would be sure to find the games in full operation; his informant would come to fetch him and act as his guide; he had succeeded in obtaining admission as a gambler.- "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.