conspirator

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

Definition of conspirator

:one who conspires :plotter

Recent Examples of conspirator from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'conspirator.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of conspirator

15th century


CONSPIRATOR Defined for English Language Learners

conspirator

noun

Definition of conspirator for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is involved in a secret plan to do something harmful or illegal : a person who is involved in a conspiracy


CONSPIRATOR Defined for Kids

conspirator

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

Definition of conspirator for Students

:a person who plots with others to do something harmful or unlawful

Law Dictionary

conspirator

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

legal Definition of conspirator

:one who conspires


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up conspirator? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

pleasing or sweet sound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!