Recent Examples of perp from the Web
News cameras clicked and rolled capturing Shkreli, in a grey hoodie but minus his usual smirk, on his perp walk that morning.
Seemingly determined to avoid a perp-walk photo, Mr. de Vido turned himself in while law enforcement officers went to his apartment.
If an attack kills or incapacitates a police dog, the perp would be facing at least three and possibly 10 years behind bars.
SexHarassment should be confined to situations where superior imposes himself on subordinate who feels unable to complain because of power of perp or feared consequences to victim’s employment.
The perp did not get away with much before getting spotted and chased away by security.
Having a clean perp, reborn as a soldier of the caliphate, makes the Amaq claim of credit safe, and unlikely to require regret later.
As soon as the bomb goes off, Detective Stride, his partner, Maggie Bei, and FBI agents are looking for the perp.
When Ryan Gosling’s unnamed driver is tailed by cops while acting as a perp’s getaway driver, Chromatics season the ambient sounds with only a light electro pulse, like a heartbeat quickening.
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Definition of perp for English Language Learners
: a person who commits a crime or does something wrong
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