Examples of saboteur in a Sentence
The car's tires were slashed by saboteurs.
Recent Examples of saboteur from the Web
But Labour’s leadership is getting better at sidelining potential saboteurs.
Already, Pakistani officials blame Indian saboteurs operating out of Afghanistan for fanning the separatist insurgency in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province, an allegation denied by New Delhi.
The saboteurs parachuted into the area in October, to prepare for the mission and collect intelligence.
Was this—and the consequent feeling of fraudulence—what set loose the saboteur?
What used to pass for a prudent hard-money advocate—someone who would take away the punch bowl as the party was starting by raising interest rates—might look today like an outright saboteur.
But there is some consolation in the thought that Trump’s band of cynical saboteurs are, ultimately, sabotaging themselves.
Ukraine's government blamed saboteurs for the incident.
What’s new is the shift to online systems, making things easier for the citizenry but also for saboteurs.
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Origin and Etymology of saboteur
First Known Use: 1921See Words from the same year
SABOTEUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saboteur for English Language Learners
: a person who destroys or damages something deliberately : a person who performs sabotage
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