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conspirator Line breaks: con|spir¦ator
Pronunciation: /kənˈspɪrətə/

Definition of conspirator in English:


A person who takes part in a conspiracy: conspirators had planned to seize the state
More example sentences
  • Mary and her conspirators openly discussed their plans in these encrypted letters, as they believed no one else would be able to read them.
  • Some government investigators believe other conspirators may be on the loose.
  • The jury watched a video showing some of the alleged conspirators in animated discussion.


Late Middle English: from Old French conspirateur, from Latin conspirator, from conspirat- 'agreed, plotted', from the verb conspirare (see conspire).

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