Definitions for saboteurˌsæb əˈtɜr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sab•o•teurˌsæb əˈtɜr(n.)

  1. a person who commits sabotage.

Origin of saboteur:

1920–25; < F, =sabot(er) to botch (see sabotage ) +-eur -eur

Princeton's WordNet

  1. saboteur, wrecker, diversionist(noun)

    someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks

  2. fifth columnist, saboteur(noun)

    a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader


  1. saboteur(Noun)

    A person who intentionally causes the destruction of property in order to hinder the efforts of his/her enemy.

  2. Origin: From saboteur.


  1. Saboteur

    Saboteur is a 1942 Universal film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay written by Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison and Dorothy Parker. The film stars Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings and Norman Lloyd. It should not be confused with a Hitchcock film of a similar title, Sabotage.

Anagrams of saboteur

  1. bears out

Translations for saboteur

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who sabotages

The soldiers shot the three saboteurs.

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