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perp

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noun \ˈpərp\

Simple Definition of perp

  • : a person who commits a crime or does something wrong

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of perp

  1. :  a perpetrator especially of a crime

1981

First Known Use of perp

1981


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perp

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perp

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noun \ˈpərp\

Legal Definition of perp

  1. :  a perpetrator of a crime




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