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partner in crime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n partner in crime someone who assists in a plot
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Usage

In literature:

The old partners in "the Crime" are not likely to forgive their victim its inconvenient and almost shocking obstinacy in keeping alive.
"Notes on Life and Letters" by Joseph Conrad
Instead, as though we were partners in crime, he chuckled delightedly.
"The Red Cross Girl" by Richard Harding Davis
They were partners in crime.
"The Financier" by Theodore Dreiser
And just to this extent he had become a co-partner in their crime.
"The Pit Prop Syndicate" by Freeman Wills Crofts
As a partner in crime, Copper was all that could be wished.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
He's my partner in crime.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
As a former partner in crime, I won't squeal; and the next election is some ways off, anyhow.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
Bemebibi saw the end and was content to make a fight for it, as were his partners in crime.
"Bones" by Edgar Wallace
He was a partner in the crime!
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
Ciacco, my compromising partner in crime, had fled.
"Romance of Roman Villas" by Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
We know the letter was addressed to Brunell, from an old partner in crime.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
The head and the heart went partners in the crime.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The head and the heart went partners in the crime.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
At the same time a junior clerk in his office, Charles Kent, was also charged as his partner in the crime.
"Railway Adventures and Anecdotes extending over more than fifty years" by Various
It is really wonderful what an excited eel can do in a canoe with a girl as his partner in crime!
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
We were partners in crime.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
Have a business disagreement with your partner in crime?
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Am I not a partner in this crime?
"The Village Notary" by József Eötvös
Accompanied by his servants and the partners of his crime, the Breton lord directed his course to Palestine, which he reached in safety.
"Secret Societies of the Middle Ages" by Thomas Keightley
She had consulted her old partner in crime, George Burton.
"This House to Let" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Leslie Johnson shouldn't aspire to be an equal partner in crime.
Two alleged partners in crime--nabbed by Endicott police-- -and the stolen object, was a dirt bike.
Partner in crime killed in drug robbery.
Leslie Johnson shouldn't aspire to be an equal partner in crime .
Predatory Lenders' Partner in Crime .
Other acts will include Big Rusty Friends, Partners In Crime, Bill Harroun and the Sin City Orchestra.
Aziz Ansari plays Eisenberg's partner in crime.
TNT A&E Editor Craig Sailor was my partner in Sno Cone crime for this recipe test for our own Ginger-Lemon Ice.
Prizes include a photo with your partner in crime plus bragging rights.
The FBI is preparing to search one of four abandoned wells in California recently singled out by convicted "Speed Freak " serial killer Wesley Shermantine as a site where he and his partner in crime disposed of their victims' bodies.
Jesse James and partner in crime accused of Hannibal robbery, assault.
The woman who started off critical turned out to be Gottlieb's partner in crime.
She ends up at the vet's office more than I'd like, but she's my partner in crime.
My partner in crime shared some of the early returns from our 29th CropLife 100 research project, and so far there haven't been any wild surprises.
One of the criminal figures depicted in the Australian television series Underbelly planned retribution against confidence trickster Loizos Michaels' partner in crime.
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