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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Skjold said the suspect -- identified as a "young, white man" -- had expressed support for anti-immigrant stances, as well as for Vidkun Quisling, a Norwegian politician who collaborated with occupying German forces during World War II.
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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.