briber briber

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act

Usage(s):

  1. Anarchist ; bankrupt ; blackleg ; black-sheep ; brainstorm ; briber ; crook ; crooked ; damaged-goods chap ; destitute ; extreme poverty.
  2. Kip always accepted bribes, then arrested the briber, turned in the money to the office.
  3. Letting building and equipment contracts to the highest briber, a third minister made an $8,000,000 fortune.

News

  • Chinese magazine gives new details on charges against Bo Xilai

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese magazine on Tuesday provided fresh details about the charges against former senior leader Bo Xilai, saying he had accepted bribes while mayor of a northeastern city and prevented an investigation into his wife's murder of a British businessman while local Communist Party boss in the southwest. Prosecutors charged Bo with bribery, abuse of power and corruption last ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • Mr. Di Pietro added that if someone was bribed, "then there's also a briber," according to the ANSA news agency.
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Antonio Di Pietro Source: New York Times

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