whispering campaign noun
: an effort to spread rumors about someone in order to hurt that person's reputation
: the systematic dissemination by word of mouth of derogatory rumors or charges especially against a candidate for public office
Examples of WHISPERING CAMPAIGN
- He was the target of a whispering campaign started by his political rivals.
First Known Use of WHISPERING CAMPAIGN
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