Examples of miscreant in a Sentence
He supports tough penalties against corporate miscreants.
halt, vile miscreant, and face justice!
Recent Examples of miscreant from the Web
First unveiled a decade ago, China aims to roll out a nationwide social credit system by 2020 that aims to reward trustworthy individuals but put perceived miscreants on a blacklist.
But Taylor, who's coming to Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con 2018, somehow makes the murderous miscreant absolutely adorable.
The German finance ministry wants to turn the European Stability Mechanism, the euro’s bail-out fund, into a super-policeman to monitor fiscal miscreants, and to protect European taxpayers from paying for further bail-outs.
For decades the United Federation of Teachers has protected perverts, drunkards and other classroom miscreants from being fired.
The Modocs, moreover, had experienced a similar betrayal two decades earlier when a gang of frontier miscreants led by a sociopath named Ben Wright slaughtered a Modoc peace delegation.
Without their money and social position, Harold, Danny, and Matthew would be considered miscreants.
To forestall so catastrophic an outcome, the miscreant sisters, already stymied by a tangle of treacheries, must prevent their distraught and remorseful father’s meddling.
Once signed up, their Google account is only able to gather data from a few secure apps so that miscreants can’t get to their inbox or Google drive via them.
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MISCREANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of miscreant for English Language Learners
: a person who does something that is illegal or morally wrong
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