Thesaurus

lawbreaker

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of lawbreaker

a person who has committed a crime
  • legislation that mandates lengthy prison sentences for chronic lawbreakers

Synonyms for lawbreaker

Words Related to lawbreaker

Near Antonyms for lawbreaker

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About lawbreaker

Time Traveler for lawbreaker

Time Traveler

The first known use of lawbreaker was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near lawbreaker

law-abidingness

lawbreaker

lawbreakers

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Lawbreaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lawbreaker. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on lawbreaker

Nglish: Translation of lawbreaker for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!