mastermind: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mas'tur-mīnd", mä'stur-), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to plan and direct (a usually complex project or activity), esp. skillfully: Two colonels had masterminded the revolt.
  1. a person who originates or is primarily responsible for the execution of a particular idea, project, or the like: the masterminds of company policy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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