cor·​rup·​tion·​ist kə-ˈrəp-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce corruptionist (audio)
: one who practices or defends corruption especially in politics

Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corruptionist was in 1810

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“Corruptionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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