Definition of complot in English:


Line breaks: com|plot
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmplɒt


A secret or underhand plan: fears of a Jesuit complot to undermine republican institutions
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  • Their sordid complots are destined to explode into an orgy of violence.
  • There are swindles and scandals, sword fights at midnight, and complots at the palace.
  • I cannot brook their vile complots.


mid 16th century: French, of uncertain origin.

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