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mastermind

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noun mas·ter·mind \ˈmas-tər-ˌmīnd, ˌmas-tər-ˈ\

Simple Definition of mastermind

  • : a person who plans and organizes something

Full Definition of mastermind

  1. :  a person who supplies the directing or creative intelligence for a project

Examples of mastermind

  1. the mastermind behind the terrorist plot

  2. <the real mastermind behind the embezzlement scheme>



1872

First Known Use of mastermind

1872


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mastermind

verb mas·ter·mind

Simple Definition of mastermind

  • : to plan and organize (something) : to be the mastermind of (something)

Full Definition of mastermind

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to be the mastermind of

Examples of mastermind

  1. They masterminded a unique solution to the problem.

  2. He masterminded the bank robbery.



1940

First Known Use of mastermind

1940



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