saboteur

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noun sab·o·teur \ˌsa-bə-ˈtər, -ˈtu̇r, -ˈtyu̇r\

Definition of saboteur

  1. :  one that practices sabotage

Examples of saboteur in a Sentence

  1. The car's tires were slashed by saboteurs.

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Origin and Etymology of saboteur

French, from saboter


SABOTEUR Defined for English Language Learners

saboteur

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Definition of saboteur for English Language Learners

  • : a person who destroys or damages something deliberately : a person who performs sabotage


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