plotter

noun plot·ter \ ˈplä-tər \
Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of plotter

: one that plots: such as
a : a person who schemes or conspires
b : a contriver of a literary plot
c : a device for plotting; specifically : an instrument that graphs computer output

Examples of plotter in a Sentence

  1. The police caught the plotters of the bank heist.

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First Known Use of plotter

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PLOTTER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of plotter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who secretly plans to do something illegal or harmful : someone who plots something

  • : a computer program or device that creates a graph or chart from information



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