coconspirator

noun co·con·spir·a·tor \ ˌkō-kən-ˈspir-ə-tər \
variants: or co-conspirator

Definition of coconspirator

plural coconspirators or co-conspirators
: a person who conspires with one or more others : a fellow conspirator
  • … he was named as an unindicted coconspirator
  • Trans-Action
  • Five of his co-conspirators were also jailed for their roles in the plot.
  • —Tom Powell
  • … was one of four alleged co-conspirators indicted following what officials called one of the largest data breaches in history …
  • —Stewart Bell and Adrian Humphreys

First Known Use of coconspirator

1863


Law Dictionary

co-conspirator

noun co-con·spir·a·tor \ ˌkō-kən-ˈspir-ə-tər \

legal Definition of co-conspirator

: a fellow conspirator
Note: Under Federal law, a statement made by a co-conspirator during and to further the conspiracy is admissible as evidence, but there must be other evidence establishing both the conspiracy and the defendant's participation.

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