conspiratorial
adjective Date: 1855 of, relating to, or suggestive of a conspiracyconspiratorially adverb

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  • conspiratorial — adj. relating to or characteristic of conspiracy or conspirators; as, a conspiratorial whisper. Syn: conspirative. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conspiratorial — [kən spir΄ə tôr′ē əl] adj. 1. of or characteristic of a conspirator or conspiracy 2. conspiring or fond of conspiracy conspiratorially adv. * * * con·spir·a·to·ri·al (kən spîr ə tôrʹē əl, tōrʹ ) adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of… …   Universalium

  • conspiratorial — con·spir·a·tor·i·al /kən spir ə tōr ē əl/ adj: of, relating to, or suggestive of a conspiracy con·spir·a·tor·i·al·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • conspiratorial — [kən spir΄ə tôr′ē əl] adj. 1. of or characteristic of a conspirator or conspiracy 2. conspiring or fond of conspiracy conspiratorially adv …   English World dictionary

  • conspiratorial — [[t]kənspɪ̱rətɔ͟ːriəl[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If someone does something such as speak or smile in a conspiratorial way, they do it in a way that suggests they are sharing a secret with someone. His voice had sunk to a conspiratorial whisper …   English dictionary

  • conspiratorial — con|spi|ra|to|ri|al [kənˌspırəˈto:riəl] adj 1.) a conspiratorial expression, voice, or manner suggests you are sharing a secret with someone ▪ His voice became low and conspiratorial. ▪ Natasha whispered to Maggie in a conspiratorial tone.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conspiratorial — con|spir|a|to|ri|al [ kən,spırə tɔriəl ] adjective 1. ) relating to a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics: conspiratorial activities 2. ) showing that you share knowledge of a secret with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conspiratorial — adjective 1 connected with a secret plan to do something harmful or illegal: conspiratorial discussions 2 conspiratorial grin/giggle/wink etc one between two people who know a secret conspiratorially adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conspiratorial — UK [kənˌspɪrəˈtɔːrɪəl] / US [kənˌspɪrəˈtɔrɪəl] adjective 1) relating to a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics conspiratorial activities 2) showing that you share knowledge of a secret with… …   English dictionary

  • conspiratorial — adjective /kənˌspɪrəˈtɔːrɪəl/ Pertaining to conspiracy or conspirators. His conspiratorial whispers were soft, but that just attracted more attention …   Wiktionary

  • conspiratorial — adj. Conspiratorial is used with these nouns: ↑smile, ↑tone, ↑whisper, ↑wink …   Collocations dictionary

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