Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who intrigues; one who forms plots, or pursues an object by secret means.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who intrigues.

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  • noun One who intrigues; one who forms plots, or pursues an object by secret means.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who devises plots or intrigues

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Examples

  • Exploding at the word intriguer, Nicholas, raising his voice, told his mother he had never expected her to try to force him to sell his feelings, but if that were so, he would say for the last time ....

    War and Peace

  • Exploding at the word intriguer, Nicholas, raising his voice, told his mother he had never expected her to try to force him to sell his feelings, but if that were so, he would say for the last time ....

    War and Peace

  • "intriguer" [34105] is imprudent enough to present himself there.

    The French Revolution - Volume 2

  • Woodward granted former CIA director George H.W. Bush a pass by excluding him from accounts of Iran-Contra, which occurred while the notorious intriguer was vice president under the notoriously hands-off Ronald Reagan.

    Russ Baker: "Obama's Wars": The Real Story Bob Woodward Won't Tell

  • By then at the end of his active career as a lover, intriguer at the court of the regency of Louis XIV, and soldier who had thrice chosen the wrong side in the civil wars known as the Fronde, La Rochefoucauld clearly exceeded all others at this game.

    Puncturing Our Pretensions

  • Woodward granted former CIA director George H.W. Bush a pass by excluding him from accounts of Iran-Contra, which occurred while the notorious intriguer was vice president under the notoriously hands-off Ronald Reagan.

    Russ Baker: "Obama's Wars": The Real Story Bob Woodward Won't Tell

  • The man's chest and shoulders were magnificent, but the stump of a right arm, beyond the flesh of which the age-whitened bone projected several inches, attested the encounter with a shark that had put an end to his diving days and made him a fawner and an intriguer for small favors.

    THE HOUSE OF MAPUHI

  • Schwarz had an agent who would serve as the key intermediary for this operation: Trillium, the flower code for a reputed Zionist named Andor Gross, alias Andre György, a chatty and somewhat disreputable intriguer who over the years had been a freelance courier for both the Allied and Axis intelligence services in Istanbul.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Schwarz had an agent who would serve as the key intermediary for this operation: Trillium, the flower code for a reputed Zionist named Andor Gross, alias Andre György, a chatty and somewhat disreputable intriguer who over the years had been a freelance courier for both the Allied and Axis intelligence services in Istanbul.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The major intriguer behind the UN was Franklin Roosevelt.

    Stephen Schlesinger: Capturing the Birth of the UN on Film

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