rapist

noun
rap·​ist | \ ˈrā-pist How to pronounce rapist (audio) \
plural rapists

Definition of rapist

: a person who rapes someone : a person who commits rape a convicted rapist

First Known Use of rapist

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rapist was in 1867

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“Rapist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rapist. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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rapist

noun
How to pronounce rapist (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of rapist

: a person who rapes someone : a person who commits rape

rapist

noun
rap·​ist | \ ˈrā-pəst How to pronounce rapist (audio) \

Medical Definition of rapist

: an individual who commits rape

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