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"
by JJLM93 March 16, 2009
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!"
by dlee December 3, 2004
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."
by pseudiddlyoodonym August 9, 2012
First coined by our Lord and savior Jesus Christ.
Said to Judas to let him know he will be punished for being a tattletale
Jesus said unto them:
Snitches get stitches
by MD Jorge March 29, 2018
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!"
by JackKennHanson January 19, 2009
Slang for people who inform the 5-0 or diss a dude to The Feds who are about to turn into a marked man.
I thought Franklin rode for the hood and all, but now he ratted us to the Feds. He's gonna get taught the meaning of hood respect. As the old saying goes, Snitches get Stitches!
by xxxx_MARTINVIDEO2009_xxxx September 14, 2022