Definition of complicit in English:
Involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong: the careers of those complicit in the cover-up were blighted
More example sentences
- Indeed, it is highly likely that she is complicit in the criminal activity permeating this case.
- Doping is very, very seldom accidental and almost always involves people complicit in the effort.
- If I do not speak out against this nonchalant murder of innocents, I am complicit with my government.
1940s: back-formation from complicity.
Definition of complicit in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan