quisling


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quis·ling

 (kwĭz′lĭng)
n.
A traitor who serves as the puppet of the enemy occupying his or her country.

[After Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945), head of Norway's government during the Nazi occupation (1940-1945).]

quisling

(ˈkwɪzlɪŋ)
n
(Military) a traitor who aids an occupying enemy force; collaborator
[C20: after Major Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), Norwegian collaborator with the Nazis]

quis•ling

(ˈkwɪz lɪŋ)

n.
a person who betrays his or her country by aiding an invading enemy, often serving later in a puppet government.
[1940; after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), pro-Nazi Norwegian leader]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quisling - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying forcequisling - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
traitor, treasonist - someone who betrays his country by committing treason

quisling

noun traitor, betrayer, collaborator, renegade, Judas, turncoat, fifth columnist They called him a quisling.
Translations
изменникпредател
maanpetturiquisling
quislingcollabo

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] Ncolaboracionista mf

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] ncollaborateur/trice m/f

quisling

nQuisling m

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] n (old) → collaborazionista m/f
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1942: Norwegian fascist Vidkun Quisling was installed as puppet leader of his Nazi-occupied country: his name would become synonymous with "collaborator".
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He then heaped syrupy praise on Tory Quisling Nicky Morgan for voting against the government, saying that she had ".
Vidkun Quisling, Norway's former minister of defense and founder of the Norwegian fascist party, the Nasjonal Samling, had collaborated with the Nazis prior to the outbreak of hostilities and was appointed Prime Minister of the Norwegian collaborationist government by Hitler.
Then there was the Norwegian politician Vidkun Quisling who was 'a strong admirer of Hitler's New Order' and betrayed his country to the Nazis.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, the "Puppet" Premier of Norway during the Second World War, was sentenced to death for collaboration with the Nazis and was executed on October 24.
From which country did the famous wartime traitor Vidkun Quisling come?
But if quisling is wrong, so is comparing the SNP to fascists.
They said that nobody was more aware than Mehbooba saying, 'Indian forces have a fig-leaf available in the shape of a quisling government fronted by her with the only brief to provide a civilian mask to a brutal military occupation.
Any LGBTQ who supports the GOP is a quisling queer.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, the ''Puppet'' Premier of Norway during the Second World War, was sentenced to death for collaboration with the Nazis and was executed on October 24.
Summary: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime fascist leader whose name has become synonymous with collaboration with evil, lived with his wife in a rather grandiose villa outside of Oslo.