What is another word for conspirator?

Pronunciation: [kənspˈɪɹətə] (IPA)

Conspirator is a word that is often used to describe someone who is involved in a secret and illegal plan to do something harmful or illegal. There are several different synonyms for the word conspirator, including plotter, schemer, co-conspirator, accomplice, collaborator, and confederate. A plotter is someone who plans something, often secretly, with intention of carrying it out. A schemer is someone who devises a secret, often complex scheme or plan. A co-conspirator is someone who is involved in a conspiracy with another person or group. An accomplice is someone who helps another person carry out a crime or wrongdoing. A collaborator is someone who works with others on a joint project or enterprise. Finally, a confederate is someone who is united in a league or alliance, especially for a secret or unlawful purpose.

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Usage examples for Conspirator

According to Helen, Jane was a treasure who survived endless faultfinding and nagging with the patience of a saint; in Mrs. Claybourne's account, she was a wilful conspirator against the tidiness, peace, and happiness of the whole house.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
"Yes, mum," answered the always respectful conspirator.
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke
In the meantime each conspirator would have obtained a blank slip of the same shape and quality of paper.
Durham, Andrew Everett

Famous quotes with Conspirator

  • I have been a conspirator for so long that I mistrust all around me.
    Gamal Abdel Nasser
  • The party had demanded this; Weintraub was to be a scapegoat, the local conspirator in the Reichstag tragedy. “I suppose I can’t doubt them,” he thought, as his heart pounded, as his mouth grew dry, as he felt his head become airy and his thoughts giddy. “After all, the Party has the broadest perspective. I don’t have any real sense of this worldwide operation. It’s all for the greater good, I guess. They know what they’re doing.”
    George Alec Effinger

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