wrong·do·er /'rȯŋ-ˌdü-ər/ n: one (as a criminal or tortfeasor) who does wrong
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
criminal, debauchee, delinquent, evildoer, homo maleficus, lawbreaker, malefactor, malfeasant, miscreant, misdemeanant, misdoer, offender, outlaw, profligate, reprobate, scoundrel, sinner, transgressor, villain
- In pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis, defendentis. — Where the parties are equally guilty of wrongdoing, the defendant holds the stronger position- Nullus videtur dolo facere qui suo jure utitur. — No one is considered to have committed a wrong who exercises his legal rights.II index convict, criminal, felon, hoodlum, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, recidivist
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.A person who violates someone’s rights or injures someone else.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
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Wrongdoer — Wrong do er, n. 1. One who injures another, or who does wrong. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) One who commits a tort or trespass; a trespasser; a tort feasor. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
wrongdoer — [[t]rɒ̱ŋduːə(r), AM rɔ͟ːŋ [/t]] wrongdoers N COUNT A wrongdoer is a person who does things that are immoral or illegal. [JOURNALISM] … English dictionary
wrongdoer — wrongdoing ► NOUN ▪ illegal or dishonest behaviour. DERIVATIVES wrongdoer noun … English terms dictionary
wrongdoer — noun Date: 15th century one that does wrong; especially one who transgresses moral laws … New Collegiate Dictionary
wrongdoer — /rawng dooh euhr, dooh , rong /, n. a person who does wrong, esp. a sinner or transgressor. [1350 1400; ME; see WRONG, DOER] Syn. evildoer, culprit, offender. * * * … Universalium
wrongdoer — noun Someone who does wrong, either morally, ethically or in contravention of a law … Wiktionary
wrongdoer — Synonyms and related words: bad person, criminal, crook, culprit, deceiver, delinquent, evil man, evil person, evildoer, felon, gangster, lawbreaker, malefactor, malevolent, malfeasant, malfeasor, misdemeanant, misdemeanist, misfeasor, mobster,… … Moby Thesaurus
wrongdoer — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lawbreaker, rogue, fugitive; see criminal , sinner . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. sinner, criminal, felon, offender, evildoer, perpetrator, miscreant, malefactor, transgressor, culprit, trespasser, *bad guy … English dictionary for students
wrongdoer — n. one who does wrong; one who has committed an offense; sinner … English contemporary dictionary
wrongdoer — noun the wrongdoers in our neighborhood were essentially harmless until the Hanovers moved in Syn: offender, lawbreaker, criminal, felon, delinquent, villain, culprit, evildoer, sinner, transgressor, malefactor, miscreant, rogue, scoundrel;… … Thesaurus of popular words