ALL meanings of chinese whispers

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  • 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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