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Noun: stoolpigeon
  1. Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    - fink [N. Amer], snitch, snitcher, stool pigeon, stoolie [N. Amer], sneak, sneaker, canary [N. Amer], grass [Brit], snout [Brit]
Noun: stool pigeon  stool pi-jun
  1. A dummy pigeon used to decoy others

Derived forms: stool pigeons

Type of: bait, betrayer, blabber, decoy, informer, lure, rat, squealer

Encyclopedia: Stool pigeon