A saying indicating that "Snitches" or people who tell on others to police, partners etc. will get stitches, resulting from some kind of abuse (usually physical)
Snitch: "Sir, It was Tommy that sold me the drugs"
Tommy: "You better watch yourself punk, snitches get stitches"
an old piece of advice that still rings true today..indicating that somebody who snitches on somebody else shall reap the fit punishment.
While he sat in the interrogation room singing like I bird, I mouthed a simple reminder to him through the glass... "snitches get stitches!"
An phrase used by urban communities that was intended to keep the police out of neighborhood business. The phrase reminds those seeking the help of police that their tattling will result in a severe beating. Unfortunately, This phrase has become a large reason why urban communities remain riddled with violence and poverty.
A: "I'm going to call the police, my brother. I just saw so-and-so kill David."
B: "You really shouldn't, my Nubian friend. After all, snitches get stitches."
A: "You are correct. I'll adhere to that maxim and let this sort of activity go unreported and unpunished."
A threat made when a punk ass tells the cop where your homie be stayin.
Marlon: "Yo dog, I had to tell the po-pos
where Jackie was stayin."
Kenn: "Snitches get stitches!"