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mastermind

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noun mas·ter·mind \ˈmas-tər-ˌmīnd, ˌmas-tər-ˈ\

Definition of mastermind

  1. :  a person who supplies the directing or creative intelligence for a project

Examples of mastermind in a Sentence

  1. the mastermind behind the terrorist plot

  2. the real mastermind behind the embezzlement scheme

First Known Use of mastermind

1872


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mastermind

verb mas·ter·mind

Definition of mastermind

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to be the mastermind of

Examples of mastermind in a Sentence

  1. They masterminded a unique solution to the problem.

  2. He masterminded the bank robbery.

First Known Use of mastermind

1927


MASTERMIND Defined for English Language Learners

mastermind

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noun

Definition of mastermind for English Language Learners

  • : a person who plans and organizes something

mastermind

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Definition of mastermind for English Language Learners

  • : to plan and organize (something) : to be the mastermind of (something)



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