whistle blower

whistle-blower

[hwis-uhl-bloh-er, wis-]
noun
a person who informs on another or makes public disclosure of corruption or wrongdoing.
Also, whistle blower.


Origin:
1965–70

whistle-blowing, noun
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whistle-blower
 
n
informal a person who informs on someone or puts a stop to something

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whistle-blower definition


  1. n.
    someone who calls a halt to something; an informer; an enforcer; a stool (pigeon). : I don't know who the whistle-blower was, but a good time was really ruined.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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