Definition of vandalism
: willful or malicious destruction or defacement of public or private property
Examples of vandalism in a sentence
acts of theft and vandalism
He was arrested for vandalism.
First Known Use of vandalism
VANDALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vandalism for English Language Learners
: the act of deliberately destroying or damaging property
VANDALISM Defined for Kids
Definition of vandalism for Students
: intentional destruction of or damage to property
Legal Definition of vandalism
: the willful or malicious destruction or defacement of property <insurance covering property damage from vandalism and malicious mischief>
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