Snitching is when you tell on someone to get yourself out of trouble.

Informing law enforcement of a crime for any other reason is just someone performing their civic duty.
"He was snitching on his partner to get a reduced sentence."
by Apricity916 November 15, 2018
When someone rats out a person or group to the police for their own benefit or gain.
by diktahp August 1, 2020
When somebody runs to the police or somebody of authority to turn in somebody over something minor and can be fixed easily. Turning in somebody for something SERIOUS does NOT count as snitching.
Snitching: "Officer, somebody ran a red light. The license plate number was so-and-so, driving a pickup truck".

Not snitching: "Officer, I witnessed a rape. The person had a leather jacket and blue jeans. The victim was wearing a blue blouse with a pink skirt.
by MetalHead16 January 21, 2011
Lilo and SNITCH!

6ix9ine is such a snitch.

Did you hear that 6ix9ine is snitching?
by Hsjsjsjsjsjshsudjsjxgx September 29, 2019
The release of information about a noun ( person, place, or thing) to someone not involved in said event such as law enforcement or as simple as a girlfriend. It can be (1) direct telling, snitching or (2) indirectly, dry snitching.
He got popped off with a stick and some work and back home 4 hours later, you know that boy snitching.
by jb420dlow June 22, 2019
Snitching is a key component to black culture. If you cooperate with the police in any way, you're a snitch.
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by JigglesMcDick November 2, 2015
Owning up to someone else’s actions for them because they are either too immature, stupid, or pathetic to do it themselves.
by PettyPrincess101 October 7, 2017