conspiratorial

adjective con·spir·a·to·ri·al \ kən-ˌspir-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of conspiratorial

: of, relating to, or suggestive of a conspiracy

conspiratorially

play \kən-ˌspir-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of conspiratorial in a Sentence

  1. She gave me a conspiratorial smile across the table.

  2. His voice became low and conspiratorial.

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First Known Use of conspiratorial

1855


CONSPIRATORIAL Defined for English Language Learners

conspiratorial

adjective

Definition of conspiratorial for English Language Learners

  • : involving a secret plan by two or more people to do something that is harmful or illegal : of or relating to a conspiracy

  • : suggesting that something secret is being shared


Law Dictionary

conspiratorial

adjective con·spir·a·tor·i·al \ kən-ˈspir-ə-ˈtōr-ē-əl \

legal Definition of conspiratorial

: of, relating to, or suggestive of a conspiracy

conspiratorially

adverb

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