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culprit

noun

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  1. a person who has committed a crime the police caught the culprit a mere two blocks from the scene of the crime Synonyms of culprit crook, criminal, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, miscreant, offenderWords Related to culprit misdemeanant; accomplice, principal; desperado, outlaw; convict, jailbird; perp, perpetrator; evildoer, gallows bird, misdoer, misfeasor, sinner, transgressor, trespasser, villain, wrongdoer; blackhander, button man, gangster, hoodlum, hooligan, mobster, racketeer, thug; enforcer, gun, gunman, gunsel [slang], hit man, triggerman; backslider, recidivist, relapser, repeater; accused, arrestee, defendant, detainee, fish, suspectNear Antonyms of culprit gangbuster, lawman

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