What does stool pigeon mean?

Definitions for stool pigeon
ˈstu listool pi·geon

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stool pigeon.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary(noun)

    someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

  2. stool pigeon(noun)

    a dummy pigeon used to decoy others

Wiktionary

  1. stool pigeon(Noun)

    A decoy or an informer, especially one who is a spy for the police.

  2. Origin: From the act of tying or even nailing a pigeon to a stool to act as a decoy for hunters.

How to pronounce stool pigeon?

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How to say stool pigeon in sign language?

  1. stoolpigeon

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stool pigeon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stool pigeon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of stool pigeon

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