co·​in·​ves·​ti·​gat·​or ˌkō-in-ˈve-stə-ˌgā-tər How to pronounce coinvestigator (audio)
variants or co-investigator
plural coinvestigators or co-investigators
: one of two or more investigators working together
"We sent a memo around to a number of faculty members," [William] Oh says, "and we attracted ten coinvestigators."John Lauerman
"… one significant frustration is we don't know a lot about the disease," said Dr. Holly Frost, study co-investigator and pediatrician …Wisconsin State Farmer

Examples of coinvestigator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Randy Auerbach, a clinical psychologist at Columbia University and a MAPS coinvestigator, is used to hearing that the study sounds like an invasion of privacy. Kelly Servick, Science | AAAS, 21 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coinvestigator was in 1853

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“Coinvestigator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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