noun \ˈl-ˌbrā-kər\

: a person who does something that is not legal : a person who breaks the law

Full Definition of LAWBREAKER

:  a person who violates the law
law·break·ing \-kiŋ\ adjective or noun

Examples of LAWBREAKER

  1. He admitted to being a lawbreaker.
  2. <legislation that mandates lengthy prison sentences for chronic lawbreakers>

First Known Use of LAWBREAKER

15th century


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