a person who betrays their own country by aiding an invading enemy, often serving later in a puppet government; fifth columnist.
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How to use quisling in a sentence
He also attacked what he called "quisling Republicans" currently in the Senate.
Stan held Domber over the edge of the open hatch until the ship was out in the sunshine, then he gave the little quisling a shove.
Those who were destined for execution as soon as a quisling government was formed, were also not entitled to depart on the liner.Talents, Incorporated | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Stan was beginning to get the idea that the Dutch quisling disliked the military.
Stan resolved that he was going to be one guest who fooled the Dutch quisling.
British Dictionary definitions for quisling
a traitor who aids an occupying enemy force; collaborator
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