Origin and Etymology of miscreant
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
That is why some EU governments want to use an imminent debate over the club’s multi-year budget to threaten their miscreant peers with the loss of funds.
The poster is now on the wall of shame in the sheriff's office, along with the other wanted miscreants, WBRE-TV reports.
In a series of trippy, spooky vignettes, Cartoon Homme goes on to encounter flying coffins, dancing skeletons, space invaders and other miscreants and ne’er-do-wells.
And don't worry too much about potential miscreants spoofing your laser returns or one lidar-equipped car blinding another: these units are pulse-encoded and will ignore all but their own signals.
Lurid accusations sit at his door, from bullying commissioners to threatening miscreant journalists with violence.
There’s no need to revisit Mike Brown’s long history of hiring miscreants and malcontents.
Angels and miscreants got in on the action, pushing and pulling, the Devil stretching out his hand and zapping everyone; God responded in kind.
The House miscreants were a bipartisan group, and the reasons three Republicans had to cut short their careers give a picture of the (at least recent) Rabelaisian life in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain, wretch;
MISCREANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of miscreant for English Language Learners
: a person who does something that is illegal or morally wrong
MISCREANT Defined for Kids
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