guilty party

Definition of guilty party

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  justly liable to or deserving of a penalty

    :  suggesting or involving guilt

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

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

    :  a person or group participating in an action or affair

  1. :  to attend or give parties

    :  revel

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up guilty party? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a favoring of the simplest explanation

Get Word of the Day daily email!