Chinese whispers


Definition of Chinese whispers


  1. :  a situation in which a piece of information is passed from one person to the next and is changed slightly each time it is told

Word by Word Definitions

whisperplay whispers
  1. :  to speak softly with little or no vibration of the vocal cords especially to avoid being overheard

    :  to make a sibilant sound that resembles whispering

    :  to address in a whisper

  1. :  something communicated by or as if by whispering

    :  rumor

    :  an act or instance of whispering

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to cast off or become cast off

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