plotter

Definitions of plotter
  1. noun
    a clerk who marks data on a chart
    synonyms: mapper
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    type of:
    clerk
    an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  2. noun
    an instrument (usually driven by a computer) for drawing graphs or pictures
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    type of:
    instrument
    a device that requires skill for proper use
  3. noun
    a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
    synonyms: schemer
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    types:
    angler
    a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
    politician
    a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways
    type of:
    contriver, deviser, planner
    a person who makes plans
  4. noun
    a member of a conspiracy
    synonyms: coconspirator, conspirator, machinator
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    examples:
    Guy Fawkes
    English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
    Titus Oates
    English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)
    type of:
    criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw
    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
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