a person who commits or practices sabotage.
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How to use saboteur in a sentence
The diplomats who carried out these orders thought of themselves not as saboteurs but patriots.How an ‘Imposter’ Journalist Changed the Course of World War I | Mark Arsenault | April 5, 2022 | Time
The show follows Sy as Assane Diop, the son of a Senegalese immigrant, who takes up a life as a thief and Bond-esque saboteur in order to exact revenge on the wealthy family responsible for his father’s death.International heist dramas are suddenly Netflix’s biggest hits | Adam Epstein | January 21, 2021 | Quartz
Over the course of a convincingly dreary London winter, a love triangle forms, with David in the role of underminer and saboteur.
But this much I can say: the catastrophic results of that man's actions could not have been worse if he had been a saboteur.The Brain | Alexander Blade
If a worker is badly paid and returns bad work for bad pay, he is a saboteur.Violence and the Labor Movement | Robert Hunter
In other words, the saboteur abandons mass action in favor of ineffective and futile assaults upon men or property.Violence and the Labor Movement | Robert Hunter
"The saboteur—seven men that I believe to be saboteurs—are aboard Hot Rod," the captain told him crisply.Where I Wasn't Going | Walt Richmond
I wonder what kind of a court martial they give a hero who turns out to be a saboteur.Medal of Honor | Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for saboteur
a person who commits sabotage
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