whispering campaign

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whispering campaign

n
the organized diffusion by word of mouth of defamatory rumours designed to discredit a person, group, etc

whis′pering campaign`


n.
the organized spreading of insinuations or rumors to destroy the reputation of a person, group, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whispering campaign - the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate
campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaign - the campaign of a candidate to be elected
Translations

whispering campaign

ncampagna diffamatoria
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I SEEM to recall the whisper campaign in full flow when Liam Beckett and Institute were relegated to the First Division following play-off defeat to Donegal Celtic last May.
What if your company starts a whisper campaign in your industry that you're a troublemaker?
The dispute between two of the partners arose when Argentine businessman Eduardo Eurnekian accused his Italian partners of mounting a whisper campaign against him and it has been suggested that the meeting may result in one partner buying the other out.