Definition of capitulator in US English:



  • See capitulate

    • ‘They will be remembered, not as the reasonable, mature and statesmanlike figures they imagine themselves to be, but as abject capitulators to power and well-practiced accompanists to reaction.’
    • ‘The dolphins made it to the beach and the capitulators made it into deep water with minimal disturbance to the circadian rhythms of the seafront dwellers.’
    • ‘He was variously attacked as a capitulator in the hands of the Rothschild bank and an oriental carpet-dealer selling off France's empire on the cheap.’
    • ‘Some of these violent acts will be directed against the targets of non-capitulators that are located within the jurisdiction of the capitulators.’
    • ‘Between those capitulators and the shorters we have more shares in supply than there is demand.’