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Definitions for mastermind
ˈmæs tərˌmaɪnd, ˈmɑ stər-mas·ter·mind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. originator, conceiver, mastermindnoun

    someone who creates new things

  2. genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einsteinverb

    someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

    "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"

  3. mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrateverb

    plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

    "he masterminded the robbery"


  1. mastermindnoun

    A person with an extraordinary intellect or skill that is markedly superior to his or her peers.

  2. mastermindnoun

    A person responsible for the highest level of planning and execution of a major operation.

  3. mastermindverb

    To act in the role of mastermind.


  1. mastermind

    A mastermind is a person with outstanding intellect, exceptional creativity, and analytical abilities. They are often known for planning, organizing, and executing complex schemes, strategies or initiatives. This term could also refer to an individual who is a leader or driving force behind a major project or activity. In a game context, 'Mastermind' is a code-breaking game where one player sets up a hidden sequence and another player tries to guess it within a certain number of turns.


  1. Mastermind

    Mastermind is a British quiz show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting and air of seriousness. Devised by Bill Wright, the basic format of Mastermind has never changed — four and in later contests five contestants face two rounds, one on a specialised subject of the contestant's choice, the other a general knowledge round. Wright drew inspiration from his experiences of being interrogated by the Gestapo during World War II. The atmosphere is helped by Mastermind's famously ominous theme music, "Approaching Menace" by the British composer Neil Richardson. The quiz programme originated and was recorded in Manchester at studios such as New Broadcasting House and Granada Studios, before permanently moving to MediaCityUK in 2011.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mastermind in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mastermind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of mastermind in a Sentence

  1. Mathias Pierre:

    There is a mastermind behind this assassination, and that is what we need to find out.

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    The Junior Punks Millionaire Mastermind is a game changer!

  3. Michela Menting:

    More than an actual criminal mastermind, he was what you would classify as a' lone actor' as opposed to an organized crime syndicate or state sponsored actor, his motivations appeared to be quite personal. ... He obviously had strong feelings about AIDS and AIDS research.

  4. Benjamin F Sullivan:

    God is discovered entirely through creation - the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars. God is the mastermind behind all matter - every earth shattering scientific discovery and mystery that is yet to be unraveled was dreamed and enacted by God.

  5. Judge Garry Orélien:

    Ariel( Henry) is connected and friends with the mastermind of the assassination. They planned it with Prime Minister. Prime Minister Henry is a prime suspect of Jovenel Moïse assassination, and Prime Minister Henry knows Jovenel Moïse assassination.

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