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Synonyms for whistle

the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

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the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle

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a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it

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acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound

an inexpensive fipple flute

make whistling sounds

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move with, or as with, a whistling sound

utter or express by whistling

move, send, or bring as if by whistling

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make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

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give a signal by whistling

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Knowing the implications can bring their moral identity and emotions to the forefront, making them more likely to blow the whistle," Aguilera said.
Feelings of anger about organizational wrongdoing will mediate the relationship between perceptions of intention about organizational wrongdoing and decisions to blow the whistle.
What we need in this country is a movement from the athletes themselves to blow the whistle and to demand the highest standards from our medics and coaches.
NAIRN COUNTY were keen to blow the whistle on bad refereeing after crashing out of the Highland League Cup to Keith.
Soon, the trainer need only blow the whistle to get the animal's cooperation for a dental exam.
The regulator has also issued guidance encouraging all FSAauthorised firms to establish procedures enabling workers with concerns to blow the whistle internally.
In August, a Tampa court awarded Akre $425,000 for being terminated in her attempt to blow the whistle.
In particular, they should do everything they can to encourage organizational controls that expose corruption early--and stop it well before auditors have to decide whether to blow the whistle.
He is going to blow the whistle on speculation that he was about to announce an extension to midnight for all pubs this summer.
CIA director Allen Dulles asked the Times to keep its Latin American correspondent, Sydney Gruson, out of the way so he could not blow the whistle.
I could referee--it would give me a chance to blow the whistle on those neighborhood toughs.
Stewart and Feder have proposed an alternative job description: They want to set up an office that would help scientists who blow the whistle on fraud or misconduct.
By hiring additional frontline providers and support staff and strengthening protections for employees who blow the whistle on wrongdoing, the Obama administration is on the right path toward fulfilling the promise that this country made to our service members and the federal employees who care for them," AFGE National President J.
Q I SUSPECT my boss has his fingers in the till but am worried that if I blow the whistle I will get the sack.