Definition of pervert in English:

pervert

Line breaks: per|vert

verb

Pronunciation: /pəˈvəːt
 
/
[with object]

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈpəːvəːt
 
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Derivatives

pervertedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Is it just me or could someone take that pervertedly?
  • His connection with the bears wasn't just about ecology or respect, it was deeply and possibly pervertedly spiritual.

perverter

Pronunciation: /-ˈvəːtə/
noun
More example sentences
  • When will the administration finally bestir itself to fight these perverters of our democratic system?
  • In the past, it would certainly have refused such an agenda, dismissing him as a perverter of the cause.
  • Meanwhile, out of fear, the ‘Great and Good’ bow before the perverter of decent standards.

Origin

late Middle English (as a verb): from Old French pervertir, from Latin pervertere, from per- 'thoroughly, to ill effect' + vertere 'to turn'. The current noun sense dates from the late 19th century.

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