Definition of machinator in US English:



  • See machinate

    • ‘The picture could be a physiognomical paradigm of a conspirator, a machinator, a schemer, a Machiavel.’
    • ‘This superior adventure, set partly in Prague, involves threatening political machinators, a fearsome golem, and a brave girl who is orchestrating anti-magical resistance.’
    • ‘NY1 hears creaking and shouts of eminent domain from Pataki's office, as if he wasn't the visionless machinator behind the whole fiasco.’
    • ‘It also contains an interesting section on James L. Curtis, the archtypical machinator, and information on ‘sacred places and hallowed grounds: mines, miners, and mineral collectors.’’