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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it.

Usage examples (30)
  • Now his family worries about the label of "whistle-blower."
  • A whistle-blower from her charity tipped off federal drug agents.
  • "There wasn't any whistle-blower saying, 'They're being unsafe.'"
  • But FBI whistle-blower Colleen Rowley says she never got the word. for more
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