complicit

[ kuh m-plis-it ]
/ kəmˈplɪs ɪt /

adjective

choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having complicity.

Nearby words

  1. complicacy,
  2. complicate,
  3. complicated,
  4. complication,
  5. complice,
  6. complicity,
  7. complier,
  8. compliment,
  9. complimentary,
  10. complimentary close

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British Dictionary definitions for complicit

complicit

/ (ˌkɒmˈplɪsɪt) /

adjective

involved with others in reprehensible or illegal activity

Word Origin for complicit

C20: back formation from complicity

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