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
At the time, China was regarded as miscreant numero uno.
Boycotts must move beyond their narrow focus on punishing miscreants (be they neo-Nazis, O’Reilly, or Trump) toward more ambitious civic goals.
Sadly, given the failure of Republicans so far to do much to stand up to the miscreant in the Oval Office, this could well be one series where the bad guy gets away with his crimes.
Volume two came out in April 2016, and the third arrives on Saturday, July 22—Dumpster Tapes has corralled 25 more bands, including lo-fi darlings Bunny, power-pop heartthrob Dan Rico, and postpunk miscreants No Men.
This is the presitigitation that magically metamorphosizes black boys into thugs, black women into miscreants and black bodies into cadavers.
The show, which lasted a season, was about a Navy officer on a World War II cargo ship who must contend with a vicious captain and a crew of miscreants.
Protesters in November 2015 (and since) demanded that universities institute penalties for these types of comments, like mandatory diversity training for miscreants.
Miami police responding to the accident discovered the miscreant wasn’t an authorized driver of that ambulance and arrested him.
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Synonymsbaddie (or baddy), beast, brute, caitiff, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), villain, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, wretch
Related Wordsvillainess; blackguard; criminal, crook, culprit, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, perp, perpetrator, transgressor; sinner, trespasser, wrongdoer; cad, heel, serpent, snake, viper; bandit, bravo, desperado, outlaw; con, convict, jailbird; assassin, cutthroat, gangster, goon, gunman, hoodlum, hooligan, racketeer, ruffian, thug; rough, rowdy, tough; loser, lowlife, ne'er-do-well, stinker, trash
Near Antonymsangel, innocent, saint; hero
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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