Definition of wrongdoer in English:


Syllabification: wrong·do·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrôNGˌdo͞oər


A person who behaves illegally or dishonestly; an offender: we’d like to see wrongdoers expelled from the industry entirely
More example sentences
  • I'm happier if we can use our understanding of criminal mechanisms to prevent cybercrime, not just penalize wrongdoers after the fact.
  • Trading standards officers say they will prosecute anyone found to be selling such items to children and the wrongdoer could then end up with a criminal record and a day in court.
  • On the other hand, we have to consider the interest of society at large in finding our wrongdoers and repressing crime.
informal crook
Law malfeasant
archaic trespasser

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