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dog whistle Saltos de línea: dog whis¦tle

Definición de dog whistle en inglés:


1A high-pitched whistle used to train dogs, typically having a sound inaudible to humans.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • X rays are light emitted at much higher frequencies than humans can see, in the same way as a dog whistle blows at a frequency that is beyond the sensitivity of the human ear.
  • Blow into it and the sound produced is not unlike that of a dog whistle.
  • He kept blowing a dog whistle in a fruitless attempt to coax Molly out.
1.1 [usually as modifier] A subtly aimed political message which is intended for, and can only be understood by, a particular demographic group: dog-whistle issues such as immigration and crime
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She nailed the point of why the Government was holding such an Inquiry, describing it as "dog whistle politics to men's groups aggrieved by the Family Court".
  • This dog whistle may have been missed by his audience, and was certainly neglected by the press, but it resonated in Conservative headquarters.
  • Mr Norris added that modernisers who felt uneasy about the party's focus on "dog whistle" issues such as asylum may struggle to criticise the leadership.

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