Definition of Chinese whispers in English:

Chinese whispers

Line breaks: Chin|ese whis|pers


[treated as singular] British
A game in which a message is distorted by being passed around in a whisper.
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  • This website aims to short-circuit this game of political Chinese whispers.
  • These fears passed around the centre via Chinese whispers and spread like the plague.
  • But, in a sort of worldwide game of Chinese whispers, it reaches us in a totally corrupted form.

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