Definition of wrongdoer
: one that does wrong; especially : one who transgresses moral laws
Examples of wrongdoer in a Sentence
anticorruption crusaders are going after wrongdoers at every level of the nation's government
Recent Examples of wrongdoer from the Web
What Uber needs to do is cut out all the wrongdoers, root and stem from the company, and settle the suit with Alphabet immediately.
But the three friends agreed that Mr. Comey’s public testimony was a positive step, a sign that investigators were taking the Russia issue seriously and that wrongdoers might be held accountable.
The Supreme Court, in an unanimous opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, said the Securities and Exchange Commission has five years to sue suspected wrongdoers after the fraud occurs.
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First Known Use of wrongdoer
WRONGDOER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wrongdoer for English Language Learners
: a person who does something that is morally or legally wrong
WRONGDOER Defined for Kids
Definition of wrongdoer for Students
: a person who does wrong and especially a moral wrong
Legal Definition of wrongdoer
: one (as a criminal or tortfeasor) who does wrong
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