an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it;
"the law gives little protection to whistleblowers who feel the public has a right to know what is going on"
"the whistleblower was fired for exposing the conditions in mental hospitals"
- As Mr. A has been considered a whistle blower, his job will be in jeopardy.
- Mary is the whistle blower, she prosecuted her boss for tax dodging.
- From one perspective, whistle blowing can benefit the public; from another perspective, it can harm the whistle blower and the company.
- Many people are scared to be whistle blowers because of their job security.
- We used to hear the train whistle at night.
- He gave a loud whistle of gladness.