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perp

noun \ ˈpərp \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of perp

: a perpetrator especially of a crime

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First Known Use of perp

1968


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perp

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Definition of perp


PERP Defined for English Language Learners

perp

noun

Definition of perp for English Language Learners

  • : a person who commits a crime or does something wrong


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perp

noun \ ˈpərp \

legal Definition of perp

: a perpetrator of a crime

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