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whistle-blower

[hwis-uh l-bloh-er, wis-] /ˈʰwɪs əlˌbloʊ ər, ˈwɪs-/
noun
1.
a person who informs on another or makes public disclosure of corruption or wrongdoing.
Also, whistle blower.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
Related forms
whistle-blowing, noun
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  • She never wanted to be identified as a whistle-blower.
British Dictionary definitions for whistle-blower

whistle-blower

noun
1.
(informal) a person who informs on someone or puts a stop to something
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