whistle-blowing

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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