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Meaning of OFFENDER

Pronunciation:  uf'endur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person who transgresses moral or civil law

OFFENDER is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: wrongdoer
 See Also: abuser, aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker, backslider, bad person, beguiler, cheat, cheater, convict, criminal, crook, culprit, deceiver, defector, delinquent, deserter, evildoer, fancy man, felon, juvenile delinquent, malefactor, malfeasant, maltreater, miscreant, molester, nonattender, no-show, outlaw, pandar, pander, panderer, perpetrator, pettifogger, pimp, ponce, procurer, recidivist, reprobate, reversionist, shark, shyster, sinner, slicker, supplanter, transgressor, trickster, truant, usurper, war criminal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Of*fend"er\, n.
One who offends; one who violates any law, divine or human; a

      I and my son Solomon shall be counted offenders. --1
                                               Kings i. 21.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: criminal, crook, culprit, delinquent, evil man, evil person, evildoer, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, malfeasor, miscreant, misdemeanant, misdemeanist, misfeasor, outlaw, sinner, transgressor, wrongdoer