Snitches Get Stitches

What does snitches get stitches mean?

People who tell on others will get hurt

Snitches get stitches means that people who tell on others will get hurt or be killed. It is used to describe what happens to narks.

The saying is popular among gang members and inmates to warn people that if you reveal any secrets to others, especially cops, you'll end up physically hurt or possibly dead. The rule is common in brotherhood communities such as gangs, sports teams, and fraternities.

Example

"You better not tell them anything you saw here cuz snitches get stitches, bro."
Walter Sobchak is here to remind you that snitches get stitches

Walter Sobchak is here to remind you that snitches get stitches

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Last Updated: June 6, 2016

Snitches get stitches definition

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