Definition of conspiratorial in English:


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  • 1Relating to or suggestive of a secret plan made by a group of people to do something unlawful or harmful.

    ‘there are several who think this is some sort of vast conspiratorial plot on the part of the press’
    • ‘historians have rejected this thesis as conspiratorial and simplistic’
    • ‘The year is 2007, and the world has been taken over by a conspiratorial group known as the Electromagnetic Order.’
    • ‘It is not necessary to smash whichever city they are having their sinister and conspiratorial conferences in.’
    • ‘This report will not be joked about on their websites as "conspiratorial propaganda."’
    • ‘We are introduced to the resident amnesiac, who is hurled into a conspiratorial crisis of immediate proportions.’
    • ‘One step more, he fears, and the nation will become in fact what it is already—a secular republic governed by conspiratorial elites.’
    • ‘The communication, cooperation, and even conspiratorial planning between the components of the monopoly are unquestionable.’
    • ‘A distinguished playwright who has written a number of fine political dramas, he never descends to the paranoid conspiratorial theories so typical of that genre.’
    • ‘He had many names during his largely underground, conspiratorial life.’
    • ‘It involves alien abductions, extraterrestrials with very loud voices, and a lot of silly Feds running around looking conspiratorial.’
    • ‘It makes people serving on public boards look conspiratorial, and it makes people on other boards appear boorish.’
    1. 1.1(of a person’s manner or behavior) suggesting that they share secret knowledge with another person.
      ‘he gave me a sly, conspiratorial wink’
      • ‘I nodded, fixing him with a conspiratorial stare.’
      • ‘His voice became flippant, a distinct change from his previous, conspiratorial tone.’
      • ‘She glanced over at me with a conspiratorial grin.’
      • ‘Unabashedly direct, the productions revel in their own faux facade with an almost conspiratorial glee.’
      • ‘His voice dropped to a conspiratorial mumble.’
      • ‘He seemed happy to dismiss these arguments with a conspiratorial smile.’
      • ‘She can wax almost grotesquely histrionic, yet carry it off with conspiratorial facial play and infectious body language.’
      • ‘She dropped her voice to a conspiratorial whisper.’
      • ‘The professor would lean forward and then speak in a hushed, conspiratorial voice.’
      • ‘When asked if she's read her New York reviews, she admits with a conspiratorial laugh, "Some of them."’



/kənˌspirəˈtôrēəl/ /kənˌspɪrəˈtɔriəl/