wrongdoer

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noun wrong·do·er \ˈrȯŋ-ˌdü-ər\

Definition of wrongdoer

  1. :  one that does wrong; especially :  one who transgresses moral laws

Examples of wrongdoer in a sentence

  1. <anticorruption crusaders are going after wrongdoers at every level of the nation's government>

15th Century

First Known Use of wrongdoer

15th century


WRONGDOER Defined for English Language Learners

wrongdoer

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noun wrong·do·er \ˈrȯŋ-ˌdü-ər\

Definition of wrongdoer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who does something that is morally or legally wrong


WRONGDOER Defined for Kids

wrongdoer

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noun wrong·do·er \ˈrȯŋ-ˈdü-ər\

Definition of wrongdoer for Students

  1. :  a person who does wrong and especially a moral wrong


Law Dictionary

wrongdoer

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noun wrong·do·er \ˈrȯŋ-ˌdü-ər\

Legal Definition of wrongdoer

  1. :  one (as a criminal or tortfeasor) who does wrong



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