- a person who takes part in a conspiracy; plotter.
Origin of conspirator
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Related Words for conspiratorcollaborator, traitor, accomplice, plotter, subversive, betrayer, highbinder, backstabber, colluder
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Contemporary Examples of conspirator
Why must she be labeled a liar, or a conspirator, the one to answer for the terrible tragedy in Libya?Susan Rice: Just Another ‘Incompetent’ Black Woman
Sophia A. Nelson
December 1, 2012
Manson was convicted on the basis of his influence and as a conspirator.A Confession to Murder—Quickly Withdrawn—Rocks Religious Community
November 30, 2012
“Like it or not, only consumerism can hold a modern society together,” says one conspirator.Must Read Novels: Ballard, Dybek, and Krasznahorkai
Jacob Silverman, Malcolm Forbes, John McIntyre
April 23, 2012
The script for The Conspirator was written 18 years ago and languished without a home.Robert Redford's Daring Lincoln Movie
April 14, 2011
Conspirator: Lenin in Exile could have been the beginning of a great tragedy, says Chamberlain, if his cause had been a noble one.The Best of Brit Lit
March 11, 2010
Historical Examples of conspirator
Murmur is regarded as mutiny, and he who complains is shot as a conspirator.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete
They were quite alone in as lonely a spot as any conspirator could desire.The Sea-Hawk
An English conspirator is the most harmless of all creatures.The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly
Charles James Lever
This might have been the language of an able conspirator conciliating a weak spirit.Soldiers Three, Part II.
I felt like a conspirator stealing out of the house this morning.
c.1400, conspyratour, from Old French conspirateur, from Latin conspiratorem (nominative conspiratorio), noun of action from conspirat-, past participle stem of conspirare (see conspire). Fem. form conspiratress is from mid-18c. Related: Conspiratorial; conspiratorially; conspiratory.