Definition of offender in English:


Line breaks: of|fend¦er
Pronunciation: /əˈfɛndə(r)


  • 2A person or thing that does something wrong or causes problems: you can’t get away from sex these days, and the TV is the worst offender
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    • The two greatest offenders come back-to-back in the middle of the album.
    • In this respect, the Roman Catholics are not by any means the only offenders.
    • People working in hospitals have told me that the worst offenders for not washing their hands are the doctors.

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