whitemail
Noun

whitemail (uncountable)

  1. (business) A tactic to resist hostile takeover, in which the target company sells discounted stock to a friendly third party.
  2. Persuasion based on positive rather than negative effects.
Related terms Verb

whitemail (whitemails, present participle whitemailing; past and past participle whitemailed)

  1. To persuade.
  2. (ironic) Of a white person: to carry out blackmail.



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