noun wrong·do·er \ˈrŋ-ˌdü-ər\

: a person who does something that is morally or legally wrong

Full Definition of WRONGDOER

:  one that does wrong; especially :  one who transgresses moral laws

Examples of WRONGDOER

  1. <anticorruption crusaders are going after wrongdoers at every level of the nation's government>

First Known Use of WRONGDOER

15th century
WRONGDOER Defined for Kids


noun wrong·do·er \ˈrŋ-ˈdü-ər\

Definition of WRONGDOER for Kids

:  a person who does wrong and especially a moral wrong


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