a person who practices or endorses corruption, especially in politics.
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How to use corruptionist in a sentence
What his lazy Majesty the People has long needed was a sharp prick of the corruptionist's spear.Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 1 | Samuel J. Tilden
If these are lacking, the ballot only makes way for the “boss,” the corruptionist, or the oligarchy.Races and Immigrants in America | John R. Commons
The political jobber or corruptionist is almost always an optimist.
Senator Whaley an' his grafters was supposed to arrange matters with him—an' I'm no corruptionist, anyway.Yellowstone Nights | Herbert Quick
But there was Goodrich—the real corruptionist, the wrecker of my plans and hopes, the menace to the future of the party.The Plum Tree | David Graham Phillips