Simple Definition of accomplice
: a person who works with or helps someone who is doing something wrong or illegal
Full Definition of accomplice
: one associated with another especially in wrongdoing
Examples of accomplice
He was convicted as an accomplice to murder.
<the thief and his accomplices were eventually caught and brought to justice>
Origin of accomplice
alteration (from incorrect division of a complice) of complice
First Known Use: 1584
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Definition of accomplice
: a partner in wrongdoing
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