malefactor definition

  • noun:
    • the one that has dedicated a crime; a criminal.
    • An evildoer.
    • A criminal or felon.
    • An evildoer.
    • An evil doer; one who commits a crime; one at the mercy of public prosecution and punishment; a criminal.
    • One who does wrong by hurting another, although not a criminal. Opposite of benefactor.
    • one that does evil or injury to another: opposed to benefactor.
    • A heinous evil-doer; a law-breaker; a criminal or felon.
    • Synonyms Evil-doer, culprit, felon, convict.
    • somebody who has dedicated a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

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