marplot
noun Date: 1764 one who frustrates or ruins a plan or undertaking by meddling

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  • Marplot — Mar plot , n. One who, by his officious interference, mars or frustrates a design or plot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marplot — [mär′plät΄] n. a person who mars or spoils some plan by officious interference: term is occasionally applied to things …   English World dictionary

  • marplot — /mahr plot /, n. a person who mars or defeats a plot, design, or project by meddling. [1700 10; MAR + PLOT] * * * …   Universalium

  • marplot — noun A meddlesome person whose activity interferes with the plans of others …   Wiktionary

  • marplot — mar·plot || mÉ‘rplÉ‘t / mɑːplÉ’t n. meddler, interferer, one who ruins a plan by interfering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marplot — mar·plot …   English syllables

  • MARPLOT© — • Mapping Application for Response, Planning, and Local Operation Tasks …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • marplot — mar•plot [[t]ˈmɑrˌplɒt[/t]] n. a person who spoils a plot, design, or project by meddling • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • marplot — /ˈmaplɒt/ (say mahplot) noun someone who mars or defeats a plot, design, or project by officious interference …   Australian English dictionary

  • marplot — …   Useful english dictionary

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