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> Michael Kay wrote:
> > Can someone please explain the verb "to whiteant" so someone who is not
> > a native speaker of the American language?
> Google is your friend: http://www.koalanet.com.au/australian-slang.html#W
> Whiteant (verb) : to criticise something to deter somebody from buying
> it. A car dealer might whiteant another dealer's cars or a real estate
> salesman might whiteant another agent's property.
> Not that it makes much more sense to me now :-s
Ah, like "badmouth" in American but more picturesque.