stool pigeon

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Synonyms for stool pigeon

one who gives incriminating information about others

Synonyms for stool pigeon

someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

a dummy pigeon used to decoy others

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When Ruby shoots King, his blood spills onto a site in the garden where Stool Pigeon is attempting to resurrect Aunt Ester, or at least her spirit, by burying Ester's dead cat.
This is a timely occasion, incidentally, for discussing the role of the stool pigeon in government.
Thus, like Berniece, Stool Pigeon calls for Aunt Ester's return, but his call is neither echoed nor intoned by anyone else.
And we don't need any Stool Pigeon to let you into a secret - Kid Creole wins the best dressed award, both now and then.
Yet as shallow as they might sometimes appear on first listening, his sexually potent mix of rhythm and rhyme has produced classic hits such as Annie I'm Not Your Daddy, Stool Pigeon and I'm a Wonderful Thing Baby.
In 1982, his group Kid Creole And The Coconuts had hits with Stool Pigeon and I'm A Wonderful Thing, Baby.
Over the years, since chart hits Stool Pigeon, I'm A Wonderful Thing, Baby and Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy, the Kid hasn't changed much.
His statement that "God's a bad motherfucker" can appear as the blabberings of an unbalanced, blasphemous individual of little merit, when observers do not realize (through lack of knowledge, or worse, indifference) that what Stool Pigeon is actually doing has roots in the Yoruba tradition of the Praise Singer (who sings praises to the human and the divine) and that "God's a bad motherfucker" is a song of adoration and humility.
A contrasting love stow develops between Boss Whalen's new secretary, Eva (Sherri Parker Lee), and his in-house spy, Canary Jim (Finbar Lynch), who's despised as a stool pigeon by his fellow inmates but who uses his compromised position to break the prison scandal to the world.
TAMPERING with Kid Creole's Stool Pigeon and Tom Tom Club's Wordyrappinghood, this could be cheesy enough to give the X Factor rejects the hit they so crave.
In an interview with music paper The Stool Pigeon, the singer added that he felt "unhappy" at how the crisis is affecting other people.
Added to this, Knacker's friend Bella (Natalie Brown) and her transvestite brother Lillian (Tim Ruddy) retreat to Knacker's now-crowded pad with the news that local mob boss Top Dog has been sold out by one of his own men, and the others are scouring the city for the, er, stool pigeon.
Throwing in 80s hit Stool Pigeon right at the start, then I'm A Wonderful Thing and Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy, Darnell still manages to include a whole batch of new tunes, as well as dusting off more obscure gems like 1981's Gina, Gina (He's Just A Ski Instructor).
The awesome Jeremy Piven (Ari from Entourage) plays a personality magician linked to the Vegas mob who decides to turn stool pigeon.
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