partner in crime

partner in crime
index accessory, accomplice, coactor, coconspirator, conspirer, copartner (coconspirator)

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  • partner in crime —    A person who helps you to plan something dishonest or unlawful is called your partner in crime.    (This expression can be used jokingly as in the example below.)     Sam was my partner in crime. He hid my son s bicycle until his birthday …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • partner in crime — noun a) A criminal accomplice b) A close associate of another …   Wiktionary

  • partner in crime — noun someone who assists in a plot • Syn: ↑confederate, ↑collaborator, ↑henchman • Hypernyms: ↑accessory, ↑accessary * * * : associate 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's partner in crime — someone’s partner in crime often humorous phrase someone who you do something with, especially something that other people do not approve of Thesaurus: friends and acquaintancessynonym Main entry: partner …   Useful english dictionary

  • partner — part·ner n: one of two or more persons associated as joint principals in carrying on a business for the purpose of enjoying a joint profit: a member of a partnership; specif: a partner in a law firm dormant partner: silent partner in this entry… …   Law dictionary

  • Crime Doctor (film) — Crime Doctor Directed by Michael Gordon Produced by Ralph Cohn …   Wikipedia

  • crime — noun 1 illegal act ADJECTIVE ▪ appalling (esp. BrE), awful, bloody, brutal, despicable, dreadful (esp. BrE), grave, great, heinous, horr …   Collocations dictionary

  • partner — I UK [ˈpɑː(r)tnə(r)] / US [ˈpɑrtnər] noun [countable] Word forms partner : singular partner plural partners *** Words that avoid giving offence partner: In British English, you can say partner to refer to a person who is the husband or wife of… …   English dictionary

  • partner — part|ner1 [ partnər ] noun count *** 1. ) one of two or more people who own a company and share its profits and losses. A business owned in this way is called a partnership, and is usually one that provides professional services such as giving… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • partner — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)tnə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ partners, partnering, partnered 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your partner is the person you are married to or are having a romantic or sexual relationship with. Wanting other friends doesn t mean you don t love your partner …   English dictionary

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