Synonyms and Antonyms of culprit
a person who has committed a crime
- The police caught the culprit a mere two blocks from the scene of the crime.
evildoer, gallows bird, misdoer, misfeasor, sinner, transgressor, trespasser, villain, wrongdoer
blackhander, gangster, hoodlum, hooligan, mobster, racketeer, thug
enforcer, gun, gunman, hit man, triggerman
backslider, recidivist, relapser, repeater
accused, arrestee, defendant, detainee, fish, suspect