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evildoer

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noun evil·do·er \ˌē-vəl-ˈdü-ər\

Simple Definition of evildoer

  • : a person who does bad or evil things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of evildoer

  1. :  one who does evil

Examples of evildoer in a sentence

  1. The sheriff is protecting the community from evildoers.

  2. <if good people stand by and do nothing, evildoers will triumph>



14th Century

First Known Use of evildoer

14th century



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