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See definition of whistle-blower on Dictionary.com
  • as inrat
  • as insnitch
  • as instool pigeon
  • as intraitor
  • as inturncoat
  • as inweasel
  • as infink

synonyms for whistle-blower

  • betrayer
  • blabbermouth
  • canary
  • double-crosser
  • fink
  • informant
  • sneak
  • snitch
  • source
  • squealer
  • stoolie
  • tattler
  • tattletale
  • turncoat
  • backstabber
  • deep throat
  • stool pigeon
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How to use whistle-blower in a sentence

Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Then he goes out, gits into his Pullman section, blows his punkin whistle and departs.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
He only tore himself from her reluctant arms as the final whistle sounded from the engine.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In a lull of the raging earth the distant whistle of the train could be distinctly heard.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
But before he reached it there was the shriek of a whistle, a violent shock, and he was hurled heavily into the opposite seat.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Seven o'clock in the morning is too early for any rational human being to be herded into a factory at the call of a steam whistle.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
There was the whistle of a railway train somewhere in the distance, and the midnight bells were ringing.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Then, apparently oblivious to the boy's existence, he applied himself again to the whistle.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
His hands slowly went up, but as they did so he gave a low, peculiar whistle.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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WORDS RELATED TO WHISTLE-BLOWER

  • canary
  • narc
  • nark
  • rat
  • scab
  • snake
  • snitch
  • squealer
  • stool pigeon
  • stoolie
  • tattletale
  • tipster
  • weasel
  • whistle-blower
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