conspiracy theory

noun

Definition of conspiracy theory

  1. :  a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators

conspiracy theorist

noun

Examples of conspiracy theory in a Sentence

  1. Conspiracy theories sprung up soon after the leader's assassination.

First Known Use of conspiracy theory

1871


CONSPIRACY THEORY Defined for English Language Learners

conspiracy theory

noun

Definition of conspiracy theory for English Language Learners

  • : a theory that explains an event or situation as the result of a secret plan by usually powerful people or groups


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