guilty party

Definition of guilty party

:the person who committed a crime
  • Police have not been able to identify the guilty party.

Word by Word Definitions

guilty play
  1. : justly chargeable with or responsible for a usually grave breach of conduct or a crime

  2. : justly liable to or deserving of a penalty

  3. : suggesting or involving guilt

party play
  1. : a person or group taking one side of a question, dispute, or contest

  2. : a group of persons organized for the purpose of directing the policies of a government

  3. : a person or group participating in an action or affair

  1. : to attend or give parties


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