Meaning of “plotter” in the English Dictionary

"plotter" in British English

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plotternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈplɒt.ər/ us /ˈplɑː.t̬ɚ/

plotter noun [ C ] (PERSON)

someone who makes a secret plan to do something wrong, harmful, or illegal

plotter noun [ C ] (EQUIPMENT)

a piece of equipment that marks things, such as the position of a ship or aircraft, on a map or piece of paper

(Definition of “plotter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"plotter" in American English

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plotternoun [ C ]

us /ˈplɑt̬·ər/

a person who, together with other plotters, is secretly planning to do something that is wrong, harmful, or illegal:

One of the plotters was caught.

(Definition of “plotter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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