Meaning of informer

in•form•er

Pronunciation: (in-fôr'mur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who informs against another, esp. for money or other reward.
  2. a person who informs or communicates information or news; informant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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