American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A traitor who serves as the puppet of the enemy occupying his or her country.
- n. pejorative A traitor who collaborates with the enemy.
- n. someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
- 1940, after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), who ruled the Nazi collaborationist government of Norway during World War Two. Romanization of the Danish place name Kvislemark. (Wiktionary)
- After Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945), head of Norway's government during the Nazi occupation (1940-1945). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But: marxist "is not a modifier for" quisling "- they are freestanding faults in his panoply of faults.”
“Clark also wrote the disgusting recent CiF piece calling for the "quisling" Iraqi translators to be denied asylum.”
“The Norwegians—who gave us the term "quisling"—awarded former President Jimmy Carter the Peace Prize”
“At the Coloured University of the Western Cape, students have been consistently resisting a "quisling" Students”
“- The head of the Minnesota GOP on Thursday said he didn't intend a Nazi comparison when he used the word "quisling" to describe Republicans who are breaking with their party's gubernatorial candidate.”
“The dictionary definition of "quisling" is a traitor.”
“- The head of Minnesota Democrats is questioning his GOP counterpart's use of the word "quisling" to describe Republicans who aren't supporting their party's gubernatorial candidate.”
“(except the people at Answers in Genesis, who will call you a "quisling" for accepting it.)”
“His past as a former fighter against the alien Vegans and quisling humans who have taken over the devastated earth, combined with his present as a chief administrator collaborating (at least superficially) with the administrationn makes us never quite sure what he is up to himself but eager to find out.”
“Either you are an ally, or a quisling, there is no in between.”
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