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saboteur

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noun sab·o·teur \ˌsa-bə-ˈtər, -ˈtu̇r, -ˈtyu̇r\

Simple Definition of saboteur

  • : a person who destroys or damages something deliberately : a person who performs sabotage

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of saboteur

  1. :  one that practices sabotage

Examples of saboteur in a sentence

  1. The car's tires were slashed by saboteurs.



Origin and Etymology of saboteur

French, from saboter


First Known Use: 1921


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