[ UK /kwˈɪslɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈkwɪzɫɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
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How To Use quisling In A Sentence

  • He had used a false name to insult elderly constituents and label unionists as quislings, the cybernat insult of choice. Times, Sunday Times
  • He taught me about the Battle of the Boyne and Cromwell's massacres, about quislings and Black-and-Tans.
  • The aim of the conference was to begin consolidating a quisling regime to install after the invasion.
  • Genuine democratic and social renewal within the Balkans can never take place under the political tutelage of the Western powers and their local quislings.
  • Humour, even during war, and illness, are not missing; nor is irony: the first patient to be successfully dialysed and live was a Quisling who had become ill in gaol after the Liberation.
  • I lend a hand with the marking and feel like a snotty quisling. Times, Sunday Times
  • His government was replaced by one of quislings.
  • They think of him as a quisling, a nuisance and a dangerous acquaintance.
  • But so far the guerilla resistance has eschewed such random violence that hit civilians and instead has concentrated its attacks on U.S. troops and those it considers quislings.
  • - The head of Minnesota Democrats is questioning his GOP counterpart's use of the word "quisling" to describe Republicans who aren't supporting their party's gubernatorial candidate. StarTribune.com rss feed
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