AskDefine | Define collaborator

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who assists in a plot [syn: confederate, henchman, partner in crime]
2 someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force [syn: collaborationist, quisling]
3 an associate who works with others toward a common goal; "partners in crime" [syn: cooperator, partner, pardner]

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From collaborateur.


  1. a person who collaborates


a person who collaborates
  • French: collaborateur
  • Hungarian: kollaboráns

Extensive Definition

Collaborator may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Trojan horse, advertising writer, annalist, apostate, art critic, author, authoress, backslider, belletrist, bibliographer, bolter, coauthor, collaborationist, columnist, compiler, composer, convert, copywriter, creative writer, critic, crypto, dance critic, defector, deserter, diarist, drama critic, dramatist, encyclopedist, essayist, fellow traveler, fifth column, fifth columnist, fraternizer, free lance, free-lance writer, ghost, ghostwriter, humorist, inditer, literary artist, literary craftsman, literary critic, literary man, litterateur, logographer, magazine writer, man of letters, monographer, mugwump, music critic, newspaperman, novelettist, novelist, pamphleteer, penwoman, poet, prose writer, proselyte, quisling, recidivist, recreant, renegade, renegado, renegate, reversionist, reviewer, runagate, saboteur, scenario writer, scenarist, schismatic, scribe, scriptwriter, seceder, secessionist, security risk, separatist, short-story writer, storyteller, strikebreaker, subversive, technical writer, tergiversant, tergiversator, traitor, turnabout, turncoat, turntail, underground, word painter, wordsmith, writer
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