Definition of Partner in crime

1. Noun. Someone who assists in a plot.

Exact synonyms: Collaborator, Confederate, Henchman
Generic synonyms: Accessary, Accessory

Definition of Partner in crime

1. Noun. A criminal accomplice ¹

2. Noun. (informal) A close associate of another ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partner In Crime

partitive case
partitive cases
partner in crime (current term)
partner off
partner relation
partners in crime
partnership certificate
partnership practice

Literary usage of Partner in crime

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1. Readings on Parties and Elections in the United States by Chester Lloyd Jones (1912)
"In bribery, for example, the testimony of the accomplice or partner in crime, when clear and convincing, is always sufficient for indictment, but may prove ..."

2. The Negro, His Origin, History and Destiny by Henry Parker Eastman (1905)
"He claims in this very argument that this female partner in crime is a ... Then, since he claims that God pronounced sentence on Cain's partner in crime who ..."

3. California Unreported Cases: Being Those Decisions Determined in the Supreme by California Supreme Court, Peter V. Ross, California District Courts of Appeal (1913)
"Where defendant, in the presence of witness, by arrangement with his partner in crime, agreed that witness should accompany his partner, who should tell ..."

4. Nature, Extent, and Proliferation of Federal Law Enforcement: Hearing Before edited by Bill McCollum (1998)
"However, I also believe the federal government can be an effective partner in crime prevention and enforcement. I hope that we do not let our guard down ..."

5. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland (1885)
"Buckingham, having been disgusted by Richard, his partner in crime, rose in arms. The queen's son, Dorset, (who had escaped out of sanctuary by the agency ..."

6. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1908)
"... of license from this iniquitous business, thus legalizing it and becoming a partner in crime in order to build up our towns and establish our cities. ..."

7. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1904)
"His partner in crime, who fled to Mexico, was apprehended there, and his extradition was asked for. He had, however, become a Mexican citizen, and under the ..."

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