Definitions for quislingˈkwɪz lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quis•lingˈkwɪz lɪŋ(n.)

  1. a person who betrays his or her country by aiding an invading enemy, often serving later in a puppet government.

Origin of quisling:

1940; after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), pro-Nazi Norwegian leader

Princeton's WordNet

  1. collaborator, collaborationist, quisling(noun)

    someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force


  1. quisling(Noun)

    A traitor who collaborates with the enemy.

  2. Origin: 1940, after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), who ruled the Nazi collaborationist government of Norway during World War Two. Romanization of the Danish place name Kvislemark.


  1. Quisling

    A quisling is a person who collaborated with Axis forces in occupied Allied countries during World War II - including members of fascist and collaborationist political parties and military and paramilitary forces.


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