chinese whispers

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Definitions of chinese whispers words

  • noun chinese whispers a game in which a message is passed on, in a whisper, by each of a number of people, so that the final version of the message is often radically changed from the original 3
  • noun chinese whispers any situation where information is passed on in turn by a number of people, often becoming distorted in the process 3
  • noun chinese whispers (games) A game for several players in which a phrase is whispered by each person in turn to their neighbour, the phrase often being unwittingly misunderstood as it is transferred, to humorous effect by the time it reaches the last person and is compared with the original phrase. 0
  • noun chinese whispers Anything resembling this particular game, for instance a verbal misunderstanding. 0

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chinese whispers popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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