Definition of wrongdoer in English:

wrongdoer

Syllabification: wrong·do·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrôNGˌdo͞oər
 
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noun

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.
Synonyms
offender, lawbreaker, criminal, felon, delinquent, villain, culprit, evildoer, sinner, transgressor, malefactor, miscreant, rogue, scoundrel
informal crook
Lawmalfeasant
archaic trespasser

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